Remember thy Creator, While youth's fair spring is bright

Remember thy Creator, While youth's fair spring is bright

Author: Samuel Francis Smith
Published in 105 hymnals

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1 "Remember thy Creator,"
While youth’s fair spring is bright,
Before thy cares are greater,
Before comes age’s night.
While yet the sun shines o’er thee,
While stars the darkness cheer,
While life is all before thee,
"Thy great Creator fear."

2 "Remember thy Creator,"
E’er life resigns its trust,
E’er sinks dissolving nature,
And dust returns to dust.
Before, with God, who gave it,
The spirit shall appear,
He cries, who died to save it,
"Thy great Creator fear."

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12040

Author: Samuel Francis Smith

Smith, Samuel Francis, D.D., was born in Boston, U.S.A., Oct. 21, 1808, and graduated in arts at Harvard, and in theology at Andover. He entered the Baptist ministry in 1832, and became the same year editor of the Baptist Missionary Magazine. He also contributed to the Encyclopaedia Americana. From 1834 to 1842 he was pastor at Waterville, Maine, and Professor of Modern Languages in Waterville College. In 1842 he removed to Newton, Massachusetts, where he remained until 1854, when he became the editor of the publications of the Baptist Missionary Union. With Baron Stow he prepared the Baptist collection known as The Psalmist, published in 1843, to which he contributed several hymns. The Psalmist is the most creditable and influential of… Go to person page >

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Author: Samuel Francis Smith

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