The day is spent, and evening shadows fall

The day is spent, and evening shadows fall

Author: Bourne
Tune: MORRIS (Bixby)
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 The day is spent, and evening shadows fall,
Our wearied souls for sweet refreshment call;
Far from the world, Lord, in Thy house we meet,
And lay our burdens at Thy blessed feet.

Refrain:
Lord, meet with us, with us abide,
While softly falls the eventide;
Make Thou our hearts within us glow,
Till all Thy holy will we know!

2 We drop the cares and sorrows of the day,
And come with Thee apart, to rest and pray;
Lord, in our midst be Thou, we humbly plead,
And grant the blessing that our spirits need. [Refrain]

3 How blest the hour that heart to heart we spend,
In tender converse with our heav’nly Friend;
When gathered here together in His name,
The promise of His holy word we claim. [Refrain]

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #20

Author: Bourne

Susan Ketchum Bourne was the widow of the Rev. Shearjashub Bourne. She was largely identified with church and missionary work in the Congregational church of Manhattan, and was an active and charter member of Sorosis. She was perhaps best known to old New Yorkers as the chief founder and President of the Lydia F. Wadleigh Association. © The Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.com/tch) Go to person page >

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First Line: The day is spent, and evening shadows fall
Author: Bourne
Refrain First Line: Lord, meet with us

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Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #20

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