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Remember the Sabbath Day

Representative Text

1 The Sabbath comes, with holy light,
And its rest we gladly greet:
And unto all, on its peaceful wings,
There is borne this message sweet.

Chorus:
Remember, remember,
Remember the Sabbath day,
And keep it holy, holy to the Lord,
Remember the Sabbath day.

2 It calls for peace in heart and home,
And for rest from toil and care:
It calls for thanks, that are sweet to lift,
For the blessings that we share. [Chorus]

3 It calls for joy and simple faith,
As we meet to praise and pray:
It calls for thought that will sweetly flow
With the teachings of the day. [Chorus]

4 It calls for zeal in doing well,
And for loving deed and word:
It calls, in truth, for a day well spent
In the service of the Lord. [Chorus]


Source: Junior Songs: a collection of sacred hymns and songs; for use in meetings of junior societies, Sunday Schools, etc. #62

Author: E. A. Barnes

Edward Albert Barnes, born January 24 1842. He was a life long resident of Chicago and a prolifich hymn writer, and active in the American Temperance Movement. Dianne Shapiro, from http://mms.newberry.org/html/BarnesE.html Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Sabbath comes with holy light
Title: Remember the Sabbath Day
Author: E. A. Barnes
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Remember, remember, remember
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

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Gospel Songs and Hymns No. 1 #127

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Jubilant Voices for Sunday Schools and Devotional Meetings #169

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Junior Songs #62

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Radiant Songs #61

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Songs of Praise and Service #31

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The Young People's Hymnal #55

Treasure Songs for Schools and Churches #d221

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