With thee, great God, the stores of light

With thee, great God, the stores of light

Author: Daniel Turner
Published in 24 hymnals

Representative Text

1 With thee, great God, the stores of light,
And stores of darkness lie;
Thou form'st the sable veil of night,
And spread's tit round the sky.

2 And when with welcome slumber pressed,
We close our weary eyes,
Thy power unseen, secures our rest,
And makes us joyful rise.

3 Numbers, this night, great God, have met
Their long eternal doom;
And lost the joys of morning light
In death's tremendous gloom.

4 Numbers on restless beds still lie,
And still their woes bewail;
While we, by thy kind hand upraised,
A thousand pleasure feel.

5 To thee, great God, in thankful songs,
Our morning thoughts arise:
Propitious in thy Son, accept
The willing sacrifice.

The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors, 1799

Author: Daniel Turner

Turner, Daniel, M.A., was born at Blackwater Park, near St. Albans, March 1, 1710. Having received a good classical education, he for some years kept a boarding-school at Hemel Hempstead, but in 1741 he became pastor of the Baptist church, Reading. Thence he removed, in 1748, to Abingdon, and continued pastor of the Baptist church there until his death on Sept. 5, 1798. He was much respected throughout his denomination, and was the friend and correspondent of Robert Robinson, Dr. Rippon, and other eminent men of that day. He probably received the honorary degree of M.A. from the Baptist College, Providence, Rhode Island. Turner was the author of works on Open Communion and Social Religion; also of Short Meditations on Select Portions of Scr… Go to person page >

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First Line: With thee, great God, the stores of light
Author: Daniel Turner
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship approved by the Presbytery of Charleston #d182

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d240

A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors: adapted to Public Worship and Social Prayer Meetings #d449

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Hymns for Family Worship, with Prayers for Every Day in the Week (2nd ed.) #41

Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Songs, including Some Never Before in Print #d361

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #103

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S269

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #B103

Select Hymns #d518

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Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #373

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d651

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #647

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1210

Zion's Hymns, for the Use of the Original Free-Will Baptist Church of North Carolina #d312

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