The year is swiftly waningAuthor: William Walsham How
Published in 34 hymnals
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1 The year is swiftly waning,
The summer days are past;
And life, brief life, is speeding:
The end is nearing fast.
2 The ever-changing seasons
In silence come and go;
But Thou, Eternal Father,
No time or change canst know.
3 Oh! pour Thy grace upon us
That we may worthier be,
Each year that passes o'er us,
To dwell in Heaven with Thee.
4 Behold, the bending orchards
With bounteous fruit are crowned;
Lord, in our hearts more richly
Let heavenly fruits abound.
5 Oh! by each mercy sent us,
And by each grief and pain,
By blessings like the sunshine,
And sorrows like the rain,
6 Our barren hearts make fruitful
With every goodly grace,
That we Thy Name may hallow,
And see at last Thy Face.
Source: Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #34
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