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Eyes that the beam celestial view,

Which evermore makes all things new. 2 New every morning is the love

Our wakening and uprising prove;
Through sleep and darkness safely

brought,
Restored to life, and power, and

thought
3 New mercies, each returning day,

Hover around us while we pray;
New perils past, new sins forgiven,
New thoughts of God, new hopes of

heaven.
4 If on our daily course our mind

Be set to hallow all we find,
New treasures still, of countless price,

God will provide for sacrifice. 5 Old friends, old scenes, will lovelier be,

As more of heaven in each we see;
Some softening gleam of love and praye'

Will dawn on every cross and care.
6 The trivial round, the common task,

Will furnish all we ought to ask,
Room to deny ourselves-a road

To bring us, daily, nearer God. 7 Seek we no more ;-content with these,

Let present rapture, comfort, ease,
As heaven shall bid them, come or go,

The secret this of rest below. 8 Only, O Lord, in Thy dear love

Fit us for perfect rest above;
And help us, this and every day,
To live more nearly as we pray.

L.M. 910 The outgoings of morning and

evening.-Ps. 65, 8. 1 MY Y God, how endless is Thy love!

Thy gifts are every evening new; And morning mercies from above

Gently distil, like early dew. 2 Thou spreadst the curtains of the night,

Great Guardian of my sleeping hours ;
Thy sovereign word restores the light
And quickens all my drowsy power:

3 I yield my powers to Thy command;
To Thee I consecrate my days:
Perpetual blessings from Thy hand
Demand perpetual songs of praise.

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L.M.

911 The Lord will command His loving

kindness in the daytime.-Ps. 4, 8.

WITH Thee, Lord, will I walk by day,

And thankful praise, and trustful Nor hope from sorrow to be free [pray; Save as I know repose in Thee.

2 To Thee on each returning night My soul shall wing her peaceful flight; And this my morning joy shall be, That, waking, I am still with Thee. 3 With Thee, the source of life and light And joys unnumbered, infinite,

Through the bright worlds on worlds that roll,

Sustained by Thee, Creation's Soul.

4 When days and nights have passed away,
And breaks the one eternal day,
O! give me, Lord, to wake and be
Still and for evermore with Thee.

L.M.

912 Thou, Lord, only makest me dwell

in safety.-Ps. 4, 8.

1 THUS far the Lord has led me on, Thus far His power prolongs my days;

And every evening shall make known Some fresh memorial of His grace. 2 Much of my time has run to waste, And I perhaps am near my home; But He forgives my follies past, He gives me strength for days to come. 3 I lay my body down to sleep, Peace is the pillow for my head; While well-appointed angels keep Their watchful stations round my bed. 4 Faith in His name forbids my fear; O may Thy presence ne'er depart! And in the morning make me hear The love and kindness of Thy heart

5 Thus when the night of death shall

come,

My flesh shall rest beneath the ground, And wait Thy voice to rouse my tomb, With sweet salvation in the sound.

L.M.

913 Under His wings shalt thou trast.

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-Ps. 91, 4.

LORY to Thee, my God, this night, For all the blessings of the light; Keep me, O keep me, King of kings, Under Thine own Almighty wings! 2 Forgive me, Lord, for Thy dear Son, The ill that I this day have done; That with the world, myself, and Thee, I, ere I sleep, at peace may be.

3 Teach me to live, that I may dread The grave as little as my bed; Teach me to die, that so I may Rise glorious at the judgment day. 4 O let my soul on Thee repose,

And may sweet sleep mine eyelids close; Sleep, that shall me more vigorous make To serve my God when I awake.

5 If in the night I sleepless lie,

My soul with heavenly thoughts supply; Celestial joys to me rehearse,

[verse; And, thought to thought, with me con

6 O when shall I in endless day,
For ever chase dark sleep away;
And hymns, with the supernal choir,
Incessant sing, and never tire?

7 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
Praise Him, all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

C.M.

914 The Lord shall preserve thee from

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all evil.-Ps. 121, 7.

ACH coming night, O Lord, we see
Another closing stage;

A few short journeys more, and we
Shall rest from pilgrimage.

3 I yield my powers to Thy command;

To Thee I consecrate my days:
Perpetual blessings from Thy hand
Demand perpetual songs of praise.

L.M. 911 The Lord will command His loring

kindness in the daytime.-Ps. 4, 8. 1 WI VITH Thee, Lord, will I walk by day,

And thankful praise, and trustnal Nor hope from sorrow to be free (pray ;

Save as I know repose in Thee. 2 To Thee on each returning night

My soul shall wing her peaceful flight; And this my morning joy shall be,

That, waking, I am still with Thee. 3 With Thee, the source of life and light

And joys unnumbered, intinite, Through the bright worlds on worlds

that roll, Sustained by Thee, Creation's Soul. 4 When days and nights have passed away,

And breaks the one eternal day,
0! give me, Lord, to wake and

be
Still and for evermore with Thee.

L.M. 912 Thou, Lord, only makest me dwell

in safety.-Ps. 4, 8. 1

, Thus far His power prolongs my

days; And every evening shall make known

Some fresh memorial of His grace. 2 Much of my time has run to waste,

And I perhaps am near my home;
But He forgives my follies past,

He gives me strength for days to come. 3 I lay my body down to sleep,

Peace is the pillow for my head;
While well-appointed angels keep

Their watchful stations round my bed. 4 Faith in His name forbids my fear;

O may Thy presence ne'er depart!
And in the morning make me hear
The love and kindness of Thy heart

5 Thus when the night of death shall

come, My flesh shall rest beneath the ground, And wait Thy voice to rouse my tomb, With sweet salvation in the sound.

L.M. 913 Under His wings shalt thou træst.

-Ps. 91, 4. 1

, For all the blessings of the light; Keep me, o keep me, King of kings,

Under Thine own Almighty wings! 2 Forgive me, Lord, for Thy dear Son,

The ill that I this day have done;
That with the world, myself, and Thee,

I, ere I sleep, at peace may be.
3 Teach me to live, that I may dread
The grave as little as my bed;
Teach me to die, that so I may
Rise glorious at the judgment day.
4 V let my soul on Thee repose,

And may sweet sleep mine eyelids close;
Sleep, that shall me more vigorous make
To serve my God when I awake.
5 If in the night I sleepless lie,
My soul with heavenly thoughts supply;
Celestial joys to me rehearse, [verse ;
And, thought to thought, with me con-
6 when shall I in endless day,

For ever chase dark sleep away;
And hymns, with the supernal choir,

Incessant sing, and never tire ? 7 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;

Praise Him, all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

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C.M. 914 The Lord shall preserve thee from

121, 7. EACH.coming night, 09 Lord, we see

stage
A few short journeys more, and we
Shall rest from pilgrimage.

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