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Savior, to Thee we raise our hymn of gladness

Savior, to Thee we raise our hymn of gladness

Author: Foxell
Published in 8 hymnals

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1. Savior, to Thee we raise our hymn of gladness;
Once more at evening’s hour we look to Heav’n above;
Far, far behind to leave earth’s toil and sadness—
So resting only on Thy great redeeming love.

2. May this day’s sins, we pray Thee, all be pardoned;
Grant us Thy absolution, give Thy grace to cheer;
O never let our hearts by sin be hardened,
But keep our conscience tender, give us holy fear.

3. Now day is done, and all its labors ended,
Close Thou, O Lord, our weary eyes in gentle sleep;
So may we ever be by Thee defended—
O may Thy guardian angels round us vigil keep!

4. Our souls restore, renew our pow’rs, and make us
Strong in Thy strength to rise and greet the morning light;
And at the last, O blessèd Savior, take us
To dwell with Thee in that glad land which knows no night!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6380

Author: Foxell

Born: April 20, 1857, Marylebone, London, England. Died: July 29, 1933. Buried: Highgate Cemetery, London, England. Educated at London University (MA, PhD & BMus), Foxell served as assistant master in Holy Orders at Chigwell Grammar School (1881-83); headmaster, Amersham Grammar School, and chaplain of the Amersham Union (1883-86); minor canon, Canterbury Cathedral (1886-1903); Curate of St. Margaret’s, Canterbury (1887-98); diocesan inspector in the Canterbury Diaconate (1899-1903); Rector of St. Swithins, Cannon Street, London; and president of Sion College (1917 & 1921). --www.hymntime.com/tch Go to person page >

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First Line: Savior, to Thee we raise our hymn of gladness
Author: Foxell



The Cyber Hymnal #6380
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