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6 Oh! still restore our wandering feet,
And still direct our way;
The dawn of endless day.
HYMN 594, L, M, 594
An Evening Hymn.
Thus far his power prolongs my days;
Some fresh memorial of his grace.
And I, perhaps, am near my home;
He gives me strength for days to come. > 3 I lay my body down to sleep,
Peace is the pillow for my head;
Their watchful stations round my bed.
My flesh shall rest beneath the ground,
And wait thy voice to rouse my tomb, mf With sweet salvation in the sound.
HYMN 595, L. M., 6 Lines. 595
For such as keep Saturday Evening. dot 1 WEET is the last, the parting ray,
Which ushers placid evening in ;
The Sabbath's peaceful hours begin:
The sacred hours of holy rest !
And worldly cares and business cease,
To hymn the glad return of peace:
To turn the wandering thoughts to heaven.
Lord! raise my thoughts from earthly things,
And bear them to my heavenly home, mf On faith and hope's celestial wings;
Till the last gleam of life decay,
HYMN 596, S. M. 596
Saturday Evening, mp
Its lengthened shadows, drawn
And wait the Sabbath dawn.
2 So let its calm prevail
O'er forms of outward care;
The still retreat of prayer.
His watchful eye will keep;
Will fold his flock to sleep.
Than earth's, our spirits rouse,
To pay the Lord our vows.
MORNING, OR EVENING,
HYMN 597, L. M. 597
A Song for Morning and Evening.
Thy gifts are every evening new;
, like early dew.
Great Guardian of my sleeping hours !
Thy sovereign word restores the light, mf And quickens all my drowsy powers.
3 I yield my powers to thy command;
To thee I consecrate my days;
Demand perpetual songs of praise.
HYMN 598, C. M. 598
Morning or Evening Worship.
My waking thoughts attend;
In thee my wishes end.
Thy boundless love surveys;
And, fired with grateful zeal, prepares mf A sacrifice of praise. mp 3 When evening slumbers press my eyes,
With his protection blest,
In peace and safety, I commit
Fears no approaching ill;
Thou, Lord! art with me still.
HYMN 599, C. M. 599
Morning and Evening Offering, f OSANNA, with a cheerful sound,
To God's upholding hand !
And yet secure we stand.
And, every day, and every hour,
We lean upon the Lord.
That we shall end the day; mp
For death stands ready at the dooi,
To hurry us away.
To God's avenging law;
In every breath we draw.
Our joy and safety brings;
Our feetle frame lies safe, at night,
Beneath his shady wings.
HYMN 600, L. M. 6 Lines. 600
Morning and Evening.
The morning light salutes mine eyes,
And turn my darkness into day.
And wearied nature seeks repose,
Oh!' lead me onward to the skies.
My conflicts o'er, my labors done,
HYMN 601, 11s and 5s. 601
The New Year, mf 1
COME let us anew
Our journey pursue,
Roll round with the year,
His adorable will
And our talents improve, By the patience of hope, and the labor of love. 1 2
Our life is a dream;
Glides swiftly away,
The arrow is flown-
The millenial year
Oh! that each, in the day
“ I have fought my way through
[do !" May receive the glad word,
“ Well and faithfully done! Enter into my joy, and sit down on my throne!"
HYMN 602, L. M. 602
The changing Seasons. f
1 NREAT God! let all our tuneful powers
Awake, and sing thy mighty name :
Thy hand, from which our being came. mf 2 Seasons and moons, still rolling round
In beauteous order, speak thy praise :
To thee successive honors raise.
To thee the grateful tribute give;
And, midst unnumbered deaths, we live.
All to thy vast, unbounded love;
And hope of nobler joys above.
Till sense and language are no more,
Through everlasting years, adore.
HYMN 603, C. M. 603
New Year : Providential Goodness.
Our voices shall resound:
And brings the seasons round.
Our Father and our Friend!
In genial streams descend.