Abide with us

Savior abide with us the day is almost gone

Author: John Mason Neale
Tune: LANGTON
Published in 13 hymnals

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1 Saviour, abide with us!
The day is now far gone;
We would obtain a blessing thus
By coming to Thy throne.

2 We have not reached that land,
That happy land, as yet,
Where holy angels round Thee stand,
Whose sun can never set.

3 Our sun is sinking now;
Our day is almost o’er;
O Sun of Righteousness, do Thou
Shine on us evermore.

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #39

Author: John Mason Neale

Neale, John Mason, D.D., was born in Conduit Street, London, on Jan. 24, 1818. He inherited intellectual power on both sides: his father, the Rev. Cornelius Neale, having been Senior Wrangler, Second Chancellor's Medallist, and Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, and his mother being the daughter of John Mason Good, a man of considerable learning. Both father and mother are said to have been "very pronounced Evangelicals." The father died in 1823, and the boy's early training was entirely under the direction of his mother, his deep attachment for whom is shown by the fact that, not long before his death, he wrote of her as "a mother to whom I owe more than I can express." He was educated at Sherborne Grammar School, and was afterwards… Go to person page >

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First Line: Savior abide with us the day is almost gone
Title: Abide with us
Author: John Mason Neale
Refrain First Line: Wash me whiter than snow

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Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Church Hymn Book: for the use of congregations of the United Church of England and Ireland #194Page Scan
A Hymnal and Service Book for Sunday Schools, Day Schools, Guilds, Brotherhoods, etc. #141Page Scan
Bible Songs: a Selection of Psalms Set to Music for Use in Sabbath Schools, Adult Bible Classes ... 7th ed. #d170
Church Hymnal #322Page Scan
Church Hymns with Tunes #26
Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #39TextPage Scan
Responsive Vesper Services for use at Chautauqua Assemblies.... #d45
The Epworth Hymnal: containing standard hymns of the Church, songs for the Sunday-School, songs for social services, songs for the home circle, songs for special occasions #25Page Scan
The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #d513
The Gem #d123
The Sunday School Hymnal: a collection of hymns and music for use in Sunday school services and social meetings #134bPage Scan
The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #190Page Scan
Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #20TextPage Scan



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