036 – O Thou in Whose Presence

1 O Thou in whose presence my soul takes delight, On whom in affliction I call, My comfort by day and my song in the night, My hope, my salvation, my all! 2 His voice, as the sound of the dulcimer sweet, Is heard through the shadows of death; The cedars of Lebanon bow at His feet, The… Read More »

037 – O Sing, My Soul, Your Maker’s Praise

1 O sing my soul, your Maker’s praise In grateful hymns ascending; Whose steadfast love has crowned your days With heav’nly gifts unending. I sought the Lord, He heard my cry; His holy angels hover nigh The tents of those who love Him. 2 The Lord is good to those who seek His face in time of sorrow,… Read More »

038 – Arise, My Soul, Arise!

1 Arise, my soul, arise! Stretch forth to things eternal And hasten to the feet of your Redeemer God. Though hid from mortal eyes, He dwells in light supernal; Yet worship Him in humbleness and call Him Lord. His banquet of love Awaits you above; Yet here He grants a foretaste of the feast to come! Rejoice, my… Read More »

039 – Lord, in the Morning

1 Lord, in the morning Thou shalt hear My voice ascending high; To Thee will I direct my prayer, To Thee lift up mine eye- 2 Up to the hills where Christ is gone To plead for all His saints, Presenting at His Father’s throne Our songs and our complaints. 3 O may Thy Spirit guide my feet… Read More »

040 – The Dawn of God’s Dear Sabbath

1 The dawn of God’s dear Sabbath Breaks o’er the earth again, As some sweet summer morning After a night of pain; It comes as cooling showers To some exhausted land, As shade of clustered palm trees ‘Mid weary wastes of sand. 2 Lord, we would bring for offering, Though marred with earthly soil, A week of earnest… Read More »

041 – O Splendor of God’s Glory Bright

1 O splendor of God’s glory bright, From light eternal bringing light; O Light of life, light’s living spring, True day, all days illumining. 2 O Thou true Sun, on us Thy glance Let fall in royal radiance; The Spirit’s sanctifying beam Upon our earthly senses stream. 3 O joyful be the passing day With thoughts as clear… Read More »

042 – Now That the Daylight Fills the Sky

1 Now that the daylight fills the sky, We lift our hearts to God on high, That He, in all we do or say, Would keep us free from harm today; 2 Would guard our hearts and tongues from strife; From anger’s din would shield our life; From evil sights would turn our eyes, And close our ears… Read More »

043 – When Morning Gilds the Skies

1 When morning gilds the skies my heart awaking cries, May Jesus Christ be praised! Alike at work and prayer, to Jesus I repair: May Jesus Christ be praised! 2 Whene’er the sweet church bell peals over hill and dell, May Jesus Christ praised! O hark to what it sings, as joyously it rings, May Jesus Christ be… Read More »

044 – Morning Has Broken

1 Morning has broken like the first morning, Blackbird has spoken like the first bird. Praise for the singing!Praise for the morning! Praise for the springing fresh from the Word! 2 Sweet the rain’s new fall sunlit from heaven, Like the first dewfall on the first grass. Praise for the sweetness of the wet garden, Sprung in completeness… Read More »

045 – Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty

1 Open now thy gates of beauty, Zion, let me enter there, Where my soul in joyful duty Waits for God Who answers prayer. Oh, how blessèd is this place, Filled with solace, light, and grace! 2 Gracious God, I come before Thee, Come Thou also unto me; Where we find Thee and adore Thee, There a heav’n… Read More »

046 – Abide With Me, ‘Tis Eventide

1 Abide with me; ’tis eventide.The day is past and gone; The shadows of the evening fall; The night is coming on. Within my heart a welcome guest, Within my home abide. O Savior, stay this night with me; Behold, ’tis eventide. O Savior, stay this night with me; Behold, ’tis eventide. 2 Abide with me; ’tis eventide.… Read More »

047 – God, Who Made the Earth and Heaven

1 God, who made the earth and heaven, Darkness and light: You the day for work have given, For rest the night. May Your angel guards defend us, Slumber sweet Your mercy send us, Holy dreams and hopes attend us All through the night. 2 And when morn again shall call us to run life’s way, May we… Read More »

048 – Softly Now the Light of Day

1 Softly now the light of day Fades upon out sight away: Free from care, from labor free, Lord, we would commune with Thee. 2 Thou, whose all pervading eye Nought escapes, without, within, Pardon each infirmity, Open fault, and secret sin. 3 Soon from us the light of day Shall forever pass away; Then, from sin and… Read More »

049 – Savior, Breathe an Evening Blessing

1 Savior, breathe an evening blessing, Ere repose our spirits seal; Sin and want we come confessing; Thou canst save, and Thou canst heal. 2 Though the night be dark and dreary, Darkness cannot hide from Thee; Thou art He who, never weary, Watchest where Thy people be. 3 Though destruction walk around us. Though the arrow past… Read More »

050 – Abide With Me

1 Abide with me; fast falls the eventide; The darkness deepens; Lord with me abide! When other helpers fail and comforts flee, Help of the helpless, O abide with me. 2 Swift to its close ebbs out life’s little day; Earth’s joys grow dim; its glories pass away; Change and decay in all around I see; O Thou… Read More »