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Time's Sun Is Fast Setting

Time's sun is fast setting, its twilight is nigh

Author: Horatius Bonar
Tune: [Time's sun is fast setting, its twilight is nigh]
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Horatius Bonar

Horatius Bonar was born at Edinburgh, in 1808. His education was obtained at the High School, and the University of his native city. He was ordained to the ministry, in 1837, and since then has been pastor at Kelso. In 1843, he joined the Free Church of Scotland. His reputation as a religious writer was first gained on the publication of the "Kelso Tracts," of which he was the author. He has also written many other prose works, some of which have had a very large circulation. Nor is he less favorably known as a religious poet and hymn-writer. The three series of "Hymns of Faith and Hope," have passed through several editions. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Time's sun is fast setting, its twilight is nigh
Title: Time's Sun Is Fast Setting
Author: Horatius Bonar
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then haste, sinner, haste
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Hymns of the Church, Ancient and Modern #95

Sacred Melodies (Revised) #d313

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Sacred Melodies Nos.1 and 2 combined #137

Social Hymns, Original and Selected #d191

Songs of Faith and Hope #d34

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Songs of Pilgrimage #1513

Sweet Hosannahs for the Sunday School #d57

The Bible Hymn Book #d253

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