Savior, now the day is ending

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1 Saviour, as this hour is ending,
Once again on Thee we call.
Let Thy Holy Dove, descending,
Bring Thy mercy to us all;
Set Thy seal on every heart;
Jesus, bless us ere we part!

2 Bless the gospel message spoken
In Thine own appointed way;
Give each longing soul a token
Of Thy tender love today;
Set Thy seal on every heart;
Jesus, bless us ere we part!

3 Comfort those in pain or sorrow;
Watch each anxious child of Thine;
Grant us hope for each tomorrow,
Strengthened by Thy grace divine;
Set Thy seal on every heart;
Jesus, bless us ere we part!

4 Pardon Thou each deed unholy;
Lord, forgive each sinful thought;
Make us contrite, pure, and lowly,
By Thy great example taught;
Set Thy seal on every heart;
Jesus, bless us ere we part! Amen.

Source: Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #34

Author: Sarah Doudney

Doudney, Sarah, daughter of Mr. George E. Doudney, of Cosham, Hants, was born near Portsmouth, but removed into a remote village in Hampshire at an early age. Her first efforts in literature were made when she was quite young, her poem, "The Lessons of the Water-Mill," a popular song, especially in America, having been written when she was only fifteen. Known mainly to the reading public through her stories, A Woman's Glory, Stepping Stones, and others, and through her contributions to the Sunday Magazine, Good Words, and other serials, her works, including fiction, and sacred and secular poems, have been widely read and appreciated. Her sacred poems are the least numerous of her writings. Some of these, as, "The Master hath come, and He ca… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Savior, now the day is ending
Author: Sarah Doudney
Meter: 8.7.8.7.7.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

LUX PRIMA (Gounod)

French romanticist composer Charles F. Gounod (PHH 165) wrote LUX PRIMA, which means "first light" in Latin. When the Franco-Prussian War broke out in 1870, Gounod left his native Paris and settled in England for five years. This sturdy tune was published in the Scottish Hymnary in 1872. It uses sev…

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GODESBERG


KOMM, O KOMM, DU GEIST DES LEBENS


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