Once more to thee, O Lord

Once more to thee, O Lord

Author: Mrs. S. K. Bourne
Tune: GUINDON
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Once more to Thee, O Lord,
A family we come,
As from our varied work abroad
The ev’ning calls us home;
Lord, lift from ev’ry heart
The load of anxious care,
While drawing from the world apart,
We join in fervent pray’r.

2 O let Thy love and pow’r
Our ev’ry thought control,
And at this holy evening hour
Draw heavenward each soul!
The lives which Thou dost spare
Belong, O Lord, to Thee;
O may we own a Father’s care
And loving children be!

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #611

Author: Mrs. S. K. Bourne

Susan Ketchum Bourne was the widow of the Rev. Shearjashub Bourne. She was largely identified with church and missionary work in the Congregational church of Manhattan, and was an active and charter member of Sorosis. She was perhaps best known to old New Yorkers as the chief founder and President of the Lydia F. Wadleigh Association. © The Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.com/tch) Go to person page >

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Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #611

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