An Evening Song

Thou Sovereign, let my evening song

Published in 10 hymnals

Representative Text

1 [Thou Sovereign, let my evening song
Like holy incense rise;
Assist the offerings of my tongue
To reach the lofty skies.

2 Through all the dangers of the day
Thy hand was still my guard,
And still to drive my wants away
Thy mercy stood prepared.]

3 Perpetual blessings from above
Encompass me around,
But O how few returns of love
Hath my Creator found!

4 What have I done for him that died
To save my wretched soul?
How are my follies multiplied,
Fast as the minutes roll.

5 Lord, with this guilty heart of mine,
To thy dear cross I flee,
And to thy grace my soul resign,
To be renewed by thee.

6 Sprinkled afresh with pardoning blood,
I lay me down to rest,
As in the embraces of my God,
Or on my Savior's breast.

The Christian's duty, exhibited in a series of hymns, 1791

Text Information

First Line: Thou Sovereign, let my evening song
Title: An Evening Song
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

A Choice Selection of Hymns. 2nd ed. #d200

A Choice Selection of Hymns. 6th ed. #d251

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A Collection of Spiritual Hymns #536

Association Songs No.1 #d165

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Christian's Duty, exhibited in a series of hymns #291

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The Brethren Hymnal #616

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The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #685

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The Christian's Duty #CCXCI

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The Christians Duty, exhibited, in a series of Hymns #CCXCI

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