Rest for the toiling hand

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1. Rest for the toiling hand,
Rest for the anxious brow,
Rest for the weary, way-worn feet,
Rest from all labor now.

2. Soon shall the trump of God
Give out the welcome sound
That shakes thy silent chamber walls,
And breaks the turf-sealed ground.

3. 'Twas sown in weakness here,
'Twill then be raised in pow'r;
That which was sown as earthly seed,
Shall rise a heav'nly flow'r!



Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #940

Author: Horatius Bonar

Horatius Bonar was born at Edinburgh, in 1808. His education was obtained at the High School, and the University of his native city. He was ordained to the ministry, in 1837, and since then has been pastor at Kelso. In 1843, he joined the Free Church of Scotland. His reputation as a religious writer was first gained on the publication of the "Kelso Tracts," of which he was the author. He has also written many other prose works, some of which have had a very large circulation. Nor is he less favorably known as a religious poet and hymn-writer. The three series of "Hymns of Faith and Hope," have passed through several editions. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872… Go to person page >

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A. M. E. C. Hymnal #464

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book #485

Book of Common Praise #d475

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #670

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Carmina Sanctorum #670

Christ in Song #d463

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Christ in Song #940

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Christian Praise #589

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Church music #402

Gospel Hymns #d451

Greatest and Lasting Hymns #d264

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #702

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #628

Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d440

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #628

Hymnal and Ritual Services for the Union Gospel Church #d80

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book with Accompanying Tunes (Second Edition) #281

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book #224

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book #281

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #994

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #994

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #601

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #601

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1335

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Hymns and Tunes #383

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Hymns and Tunes #243

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #1090

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Hymns for the Sick-Room #104

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d906

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Hymns of the Advent #219

Hymns of the Millennial Dawn, with Music #d242

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Hymns of the Morning #219

Hymns, Psalms and Gospel Songs with Responsive Readings #d331

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Hymns, Psalms and Gospel Songs #276

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Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #489

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #405

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New Manual of Praise #593

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #1344

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Poems and Hymns of Dawn #250

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #1188

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #645

Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d349

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad924

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1205

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1205

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1205

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1205

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1205

Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d450

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Songs of the Church #788

Sowing and Reaping #d104

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d711

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The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book #485

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The Baptist Praise Book #1132

The Book of Common Praise #d490

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The Christian Hymn Book #1110

The Christian Hymnal #d560

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The Christian Hymnal #737

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The Christian hymnal #420

The Christian Hymnist #d450

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The Church Hymnary #936

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The Church Praise Book #480

The Gospel Hymnal #d514

The Gospel Praise Book #d364

The Highway Hymnal #d245

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The Jewel #189

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The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #560

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The New Hymnary #12b

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The Palm #155b

The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d506

The Praise Hymnal #d369

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The Reformed Church Hymnal #512

The Richard Allen A.M.E. Hymnal, with Responsive Scripture Readings. Rev. #d322

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #315a

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d887

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #946

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The Standard Church Hymnal #513

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