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6 Lord, I my vows to thee renew;

Scatter my sins as morning dew;
Guard my first springs of thought and will,
And with thyself my spirit fill.

7 Direct, control, suggest, this day,

All I design, or do, or say;
That all my powers, with all their might,
In thy sole glory may unite.

8 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;

Praise him, all creatures here below;
Praise him above, angelic host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

Thomas Ken, 1695, rev. 1709

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8.4.7.8.4.7 NOME, my soul, thou must be waking.

Now is breaking
D'er the earth another day:
Come, to him who made this splendour
See thou render

All thy feeble strength can pay.

2 Gladly hail the sun returning,
Ready burning

Be the incense of thy powers;
For the night is safely ended,
God hath tended

With his care thy helpless hours.

3 Pray that he may prosper ever
Each endeavour,

When thine aim is good and true;
And that he may ever thwart thee,
And convert thee,
When thou evil wouldst pursue.

4 Think that he thy ways beholdeth; He unfoldeth

Every fault that lurks within; He the hidden shame glossed over Can discover,

And discern each deed of sin.

6 Mayest thou on life's last morrow, Free from sorrow,

Pass away in slumber sweet; And, released from death's dark sadness, Rise in gladness

That far brighter Sun to greet.

6 Only God's free gifts abuse not,
Light refuse not,

But his Spirit's voice obey;
Thou with him shalt dwell, beholding
Light enfolding

All things in unclouded day.
F.R. L. Canitz, 1654-1699; Tr. Henry J. Buckoll, 1838

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Six 7's C (HRIST, whose glory fills the skies,

Christ, the true, the only Light, Sun of Righteousness, arise!

Triumph o'er the shades of night: Day-spring from on high, be near; Day-star, in my heart appear.

2 Dark and cheerless is the morn

Unaccompanied by thee;
Joyless is the day's return,

Till thy mercy's beams I see;
Till they inward light impart,
Glad my eyes, and warm my heart.

3 Visit then this soul of mine!

Pierce the gloom of sin and grief!
Fill me, Radiancy divine;

Scatter all my unbelief;
More and more thyself display,
Shining to the perfect day. Amen.

Charles Wesley, 1740

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C.M. COW that the sun is gleaming bright,

That he, the uncreated Light,

May guide us as we go.
2 No sinful word, nor deed of wrong,

Nor thoughts that idly rove,
But simple truth be on our tongue,

And in our hearts be love.

3 And while the hours in order flow,

O Christ, securely fence
Our gates, beleaguered by the foe,

The gate of every sense.

4 And grant that to thine honour, Lord,

Our daily toil may tend;
That we begin it at thy word,
And in thy favour end. Amen.

Latin; Tr. John Henry Newman, 1836-1838

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C.M.

Y Father, for another night

Of quiet sleep and rest,
For all the joy of morning light,

Thy holy Name be blest.

2 Now with the newborn day I give

Myself anew to thee,
That as thou willest I may live,

And what thou willest be.

3 Whate'er I do, things great or small,

Whate’er I speak or frame,
Thy glory may I seek in all,

Do all in Jesus' Name.

4 My Father, for his sake, I pray

Thy child accept and bless;
And lead me by thy grace to-day
In paths of righteousness. Amen.

Henry W. Baker, 1876

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L.M. NORTH in thy Name, O Lord, I go

My daily labour to pursue; Thee, only thee, resolved to know,

In all I think, or speak, or do.

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2 The task thy wisdom hath assigned,

O let me cheerfully fulfill;
In all my works thy presence find,

And prove thy good and perfect will.

3 Thee may I set at my right hand,

Whose eyes my inmost substance see; And labour on at thy command,

And offer all my works to thee.

4 Give me to bear thy easy yoke,

And every moment watch and pray; And still to things eternal look,

And hasten to thy glorious Day.

5 Fain would I still for thee employ

Whate'er thy bounteous grace hath given, Would run my course with even joy, And closely walk with thee to heaven.

Amen.

Charles Wesley, 1749

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L.M. Co YOME, Holy Ghost, who ever One

Art with the Father and the Son; Come, Holy Ghost, our souls possess With thy full flood of holiness.

2 In will and deed, by heart and tongue,

With all our powers, thy praise be sung;
And love light up our mortal frame,
Till others catch the living flame.

3 Almighty Father, hear our cry

Through Jesus Christ our Lord most high, Who with the Holy Ghost and thee Doth live and reign eternally. Amen. Latin; St. Ambrose, 340–397; Tr. John Henry Newman, 1836

Also the following 205 Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty

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L.M. LEST are the moments, doubly blest,

That drawn from this one hour of rest, Are with a ready heart bestowed Upon the service of our God!

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