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1. Father, our prayer we offer; Not ease we ask of thee
But 2. Not always in green pastures We ask our way to be,
But 3. Not always by still waters We would in qui-et stay, But
4. Give strength in hours of weakness, In wandering be our Guide; In :4
strength that we may ev - er
steep and rugged pathways smite the liv - ing fountains tri - al, fail - ure, danger,
cour-age-ous - ly. To tread re - joic - ing -ly. From rocks a - long our way. 0 be thou at
Vic - to · ri-ous and glo - ri-ous The faithful life shall ev-er be!
Vic - to - ri-ous and glo - ri-ous, Thy truth shall make us free!
1. For our
life, so young and pleas-ing, Fa - ther, we 2. Let us, while a grate - ful feel - ing Fills the breast, 3. Fa - ther, give us zeal for learn-ing: Light do
No. 13. ALWAYS SPEAK THE TRUTH.
1. Be the mat-ter what it may, Always speak the truth;
Whether work or whether play, Always speak the truth;
One begets an-oth - er one, Always speak the truth;
Writ-ten 'tis in virtues chart, Always speak the truth.
1. Day is breaking, earth is waking, Darkness from the hills is
gone; Pale with terror, ancient error Trembles on her crumbling throne. 2. Day is breaking, earth is waking; Fellow-worker, lend thine ear;
Lis-ten to all nature speaking Words of love and words of cheer.
Up to labor, friend and neighbor! Hoping, working with thy might; Then to labor, friend and neighbor! Hoping, working with thy might;
Heaven is near thee, God doth hear thee, He will ev-er bless the right.
Nev: er fear thee, God is near thee, He will ev-er bless the right.
No. 18. THE DEEP-TONED BELL IS CALLING US! Allegretto.
1. The deep-toned bell is calling us! Children, hither come!
Where're you wander, happy ones, Hither, hith-er come! 2. A-gain its joy-ful pealing sweet, Children, hither come!
In-vites us in our school to meet, Hither, hith-er come! 262
Lo! now a sweet and deeper peal, Softly on the heart doth steal.
And while its echoed mu-sic rings, Ev'ry heart pure incense brings. 9:12
The deep-toned bell is call-ing us! Come, nor long-er roam.
1. Lead us, heavenly Father, Lead us Shepherd kind; We are on-ly
chil-dren, Weak and young, and blind. All the way before us, morn-ing Of our lit-tle day; While our hearts are happy, va - tion, Be our joyous song. Gladdened by thy mercies,
Thou alone dost know, O lead us, heavenly Father, Singing as we While our souls are free, Omay we give our childhood As a song to Chastened by thy rod, O may we walk thro' all things Humbly with our
go; thee; God;
Lead us heavenly Fa - ther, Sing-ing as
a song to thee. May we walk thro' all things Humbly with our God.