Soon as the morn with roses

Soon as the morn with roses

Author: Thomas Haweis
Tune: EVARTS
Published in 9 hymnals

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1 Soon as the morn with roses
Bedecks the dewy east,
And when the sun reposes
Upon the ocean's breast;
Our voice in supplication,
Jehovah, Thou shalt hear;
Grant us, through Christ, salvation,
And be Thou ever near.

2 By Thee, thro' life supported,
We pass the dang'rous road,
By heav'nly hosts escorted
Up to their bright abode;
There cast our crowns before Thee,
Our toils and conflicts o'er,
And day and night adore Thee
For ever evermore.

Amen.

Source: American Lutheran Hymnal #560

Author: Thomas Haweis

Haweis, Thomas, LL.B., M.D., born at Truro, Cornwall, 1732. After practising for a time as a Physician, he entered Christ's College, Cambridge, where he graduated. Taking Holy Orders, he became Assistant Preacher to M. Madan at the Lock Hospital, London, and subsequently Rector of All Saints, Aldwincle, Northamptonshire. He was also Chaplain to Lady Huntingdon, and for several years officiated at her Chapel in Bath. He died at Bath, Feb. 11, 1820. He published several prose works, including A History of the Church, A Translation of the New Testament, and A Commentary on the Holy Bible. His hymns, a few of which are of more than ordinary merit, were published in his Carmina Christo; or, Hymns to the Saviour. Designed for the Use and Comfor… Go to person page >

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First Line: Soon as the morn with roses
Author: Thomas Haweis

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American Lutheran Hymnal #560

Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship. 4th ed. #d254

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #304

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Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #304

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New Union Hymns #372

The Christian Psalmist #d600

The Tabernacle #d282

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