The Sun Is Sinking O'er The Mountains Far

The sun is sinking o'er the mountains far

Author: Laura Rice
Tune: PEACE (Chadwick)
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The sun is sinking o’er the mountains far,
To shine in lands that lie beyond our sight;
Thine own, Oh, Father! All earth’s nations are;
O give them the Light.

2 Earth hath no shadow like Thy veiled face,
No sunshine like the knowledge that Thou art.
Shine forth, great Light! In every darkened place;
Make glad each weary heart.

3 Shine in Thine messengers who bear Thy light,
From home and dear ones though they dwell afar:
Since Thou art with them, may they know no night.
Be Thou their guiding star.

4 And when Heaven’s morning dawneth for us all,
With earthly sun and shade forever past,
From every land Thou wilt Thy children call,
To dwell in light at last.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #12290

Author: Laura Rice

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First Line: The sun is sinking o'er the mountains far
Title: The Sun Is Sinking O'er The Mountains Far
Author: Laura Rice
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #12290
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #12290

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