Refreshed by gentle slumbers, from care and sorrow free

Refreshed by gentle slumbers, from care and sorrow free

Author: Henrietta J. Fry; Author: Johann Caspar Lavater
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Refreshed by gentle slumbers,
From care and sorrow free,
Our hearts in tuneful nunbers
Sing praise, O Lord, to Thee.

2 Thou spreadest joy and blessing,
Thou Source of every good;
Then hear us Thee addressing
In songs of gratitude.

3 Oh, may we, ceasing never,
Extol Thee all our days;
Our heart and life be ever
And endless song of praise.

Source: Wartburg Hymnal: for church, school and home #38

Author: Henrietta J. Fry

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Author: Johann Caspar Lavater

Lavater, Johann Caspar, son of Johann Heinrich Lavater, physician in Zürich, was born at Zürich, Nov. 15, 1741. He entered the Academic Gymnasium at Zürich in 1758, and in the end of 1759 began his studies in its theological department. After completing his course he was ordained in the spring of 1762, but did not undertake any regular clerical work till April 1769, when he was appointed diaconus of the Orphanage church at Zürich, where he became pastor in 1775. In July 1778 he was appointed diaconus of St. Peter's church, and in Dec. 1786 pastor there. When, during the Revolutionary period, the French laid the Swiss Cantons under contribution, and then in April 1799 deported ten of the principal citizens of Zürich, Lavater felt compel… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Refreshed by gentle slumbers, from care and sorrow free
German Title: Erwacht vom süssen Schlummer
Author: Henrietta J. Fry
Author: Johann Caspar Lavater
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Primary and Junior Hymnal #d55

Songs for the Wee Ones #d53

Songs of Gratitude #d101

Sunday School Hymnal #d337

The Children's Hymnal #d228

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Wartburg Hymnal #38

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