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For Thy mercies, Lord, are sure; Thy com-pas- sion doth en
(See also Dix, No. 189)
2 Still the greatness of Thy love
3 Let our prayers each morn prevail,
4 As the morning light returns,
With our hands our hearts to raise,
Rev. Greville Phillimore, 1863: verse 1, lines 1, 2, alt.
2 To Thee, whose word, the fount of light unsealing,
3 Look from the tower of heaven, and send to cheer us
4 In vain to labor, unless Thou be with him,
-5 Thou, who hast made the north and south, watch o'er us;
6 So, when that morn of endless light is waking,
Anon. in Hedge and Huntington's "Hymns," etc., 1853
SOUTHWELL C. M.
Herbert S. Irons, 1861
1 Lord, in the morning Thou shalt hear My voice as - cend - ing high;
To Thee will I direct my prayer, To Thee lift up mine eye:
A - MEN.
To Thee will
I direct my prayer, To Thee lift up mine eye: A- MEN.
2 Thy precious time misspent redeem;
5 All praise to Thee, who safe hast kept, And hast refreshed me whilst I slept: Grant, Lord, when I from death shall wake, I may of endless light partake.
6 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.
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.
Bishop Thomas Ken, 1692 (Text of 1709)
Through sleep and darkness safe-ly brought, Re-stored to life and power and thought. A-MEN.