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“ Under His wings shalt thou trust." FALL praise to Thee, my God, this 4 p Oh, may my soul on Thee repose, i night,
And with sweet sleep mine eyelids For all the blessings of the light !
(make mf Keep me, oh, keep me, King of kings, , cres Sleep that may me more vigorous
Beneath Thy own almighty wings. To serve my God when I awake. Forgive me, Lord, for Thy dear Son, 5-mf When in the night I sleepless lie, The ill that I this day have done; My soul with heavenly thoughts supThat with the world, myself, and Thee Let noill dreams disturb my rest, [ply; I, ere I sleep, at peace may be.
No powers of darkness me molest. mf Teach me to live, that I may dread 6cres Oh, when shall I, in endless day, The grave as little as my bed;
For ever chase dark sleep away, p To die, that this vile body may
And hymns with the supernal choir es Rise glorious at the awful day.
Incessant sing, and never tire?
Praise Him, all creatures here below!
"I am still with Thee." mfSTILL with Thee, O my God, 4 With Thee, when day is done I would desire to be ;
And evening calms the mind ; By day, by night, at home, abroad, The setting, as the rising, sun, I would be still with Thee :
With Thee, my heart would find : mf With Thee, when dawn comes in 5 2 With Thee, when darkness brings And calls me back to care,
The signal of repose ; Each day returning, to begin
Calm in the shadow of Thy wings, With Thee, my God, in prayer : Mine eyelids I would close : mef With Thee, amid the crowd 6mf With Thee, in Thee, by faith That throngs the busy mart,
Abiding, I would be ; To hear Thy voice, where Time's is loud, p By day, by night, in life, in death, p Speak softly to my heart :
f I would be still with Thee. Amen.
i Å The day is done; its hours have run;
"And Thou hast taken count of all-
The broken vow, the frequent fall :
3nf Grant us, dear Lord, from evil ways
ble us more than in past days
f Do more than pardon; give us joy.
And loving hearts without alloy,
f Through life's long day and (D) death's dark night, cres O gentle Jesus, be our light.
5mf Labour is sweet, for Thou hast toiled ;
And care is light, for Thou hast cared : p Let not our works with self be soiled,
Nor in unsimple ways ensnared : f Through life's long day and (D) death's dark night, cres O gentle Jesus, be our Light.
6 p For all we love, the poor, the sad,
The sinful, unto Thee we call ; cres Oh, let Thy mercy make us glad ;
f Thou art our Jesus and our All:
Through life's long day and (D) death's dark night, cres O gentle Jesus, be our Light. Amen.
" Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night." i PSAVIOUR, breathe an evening bless- 2 Though destruction walk around us,
Ere repose our spirits seal ; [ing, Though the arrow past us fly, Sin and want we come confessing ; mf Angel-guards from Thee surround us; cres Thou canst save and Thou canst heal. We are safe, if Thou art nigh. p Though the night be dark and dreary, p Should swift death this night o'ertake Darkness cannot hide from Thee;
And our couch become our tomb, [us mf Thou art He who, never weary, cres May the morn in heaven awake us, Watchest where Thy people be. f Clad in light and deathless bloom.
JOHN STAINER, Mus. Doc.
“At evening time it shall be light."
When in mortal pains we lie :
Grant us, when we come to die, cres Light at evening-time.
Light at evening-time. © Holy Saviour, calm our fears 4 mf Holy, blessèd Trinity,
When earth's brightness disappears : cres Darkness is not dark to Thee ;
Those Thou keepest always see cres Light at evening-time.
f Light at evening-time. Amen..