Welcome, welcome, day of rest

Welcome, welcome, day of rest

Author: Thomas Hastings; Author: Anonymous
Tune: PLEYEL'S HYMN
Published in 32 hymnals

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1 Welcome, welcome, day of rest,
To the world in kindness giv'n;
Welcome to this humble breast,
As the beaming light from heaven.

2 Day of calm and sweet repose,
Gently now thy moments run;
Balm to soothe our cares and woes,
Till our labor here is done.

3 Holy day that most we prize,
Day of solemn praise and prayer,
Day to make the simple wise,
O, how great thy blessings are!

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #431

Author: Thomas Hastings

Hastings, Thomas, MUS. DOC., son of Dr. Seth Hastings, was born at Washington, Lichfield County, Connecticut, October 15, 1784. In 1786, his father moved to Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y. There, amid rough frontier life, his opportunities for education were small; but at an early age he developed a taste for music, and began teaching it in 1806. Seeking a wider field, he went, in 1817, to Troy, then to Albany, and in 1823 to Utica, where he conducted a religious journal, in which he advocated his special views on church music. In 1832 he was called to New York to assume the charge of several Church Choirs, and there his last forty years were spent in great and increasing usefulness and repute. He died at New York, May 15, 1872. His aim was the… Go to person page >

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

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First Line: Welcome, welcome, day of rest
Author: Thomas Hastings
Author: Anonymous

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The Cyber Hymnal #7712
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Instances

Instances (1 - 32 of 32)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #886Page Scan
Bible School Hymns and Sacred Songs for Sunday Schools and Other Religious Services #33bPage Scan
Christ in Song #d634
Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #431TextPage Scan
Church and Sunday School Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs ... [with Deutscher Anhang] #272Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes: for Public and Private Worship, and Sunday Schools #161Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes: for those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus. #501Page Scan
Hymns for Second Advent Believers #d150
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #68Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #39Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #68Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #S39Page Scan
Hymns for the use of the Sabbath School of the Second Reformed Church, Albany N. Y. #217Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1240
Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns. 4th ed. #d227
Mother's Nursery Songs. New ed. #d72
New Union Hymns #363Page Scan
Sabbath School Choir #d99
Sabbath School Songs #18aPage Scan
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #391
Songs for the King's Business #353Page Scan
Sunday School Hymn Book #d488
The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #140Page Scan
The Canadian Warbler #d181
The Church Hymnal: the official hymnal of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church #459
The Confederate Sunday School Hymn Book #d132
The Cyber Hymnal #7712TextScoreAudio
The Eolian Harp #d128
The One Key Singer #d56
The Sabbath School: a complete collection of hymns and tunes for Sabbath schools, families, and social gatherings #151Page Scan
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #240Page Scan
White Robes for the Sunday School: a choice new collection of songs, quartets, and choruses for Sunday-Schools, devotional meetings, and the home circle #79Page Scan
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