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When God the earth and heaven

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1 When God the earth and heaven had made,
When countless wonders are displayed,
He ceased, and all his labor stayed,
To keep the sabbath day.

O! sweet sweet day of sacred rest,
The day which God our maker blest,
Above all days I love it best,
The precious sabbath day.

2 It was our Father's love designed
This day a blessing to mankind,
And still his blessing we may find
With every sabbath day. [Chorus]

3 This day our precious Saviour rose
A victor over all our foes,
And fruits of victory still he shows
Each holy sabbath day. [Chorus]

4 If we through Jesus are forgiven,
We'll prize this day of all the seven,
And share, at length, the rest of heaven,
The endless sabbath day. [Chorus]

Source: The Little Sower for Sabbath Schools #111

Author: George H. Spring

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First Line: When God the earth and heaven
Author: George H. Spring
Refrain First Line: O sweet, sweet day of sacred rest
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Little Sower for Sabbath Schools #111

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