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3 Give us, in thy beloved house,

Again to pay our grateful vows;
Or, if that joy no more be known,

Give us to meet around thy throne.
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1 Lord of nature, Source of light,

In pity view thy world below; Guide our erring footsteps right,

Through these scenes of guilt and woe. 2 Grant thy spirit! By thy kindness

Let our errors be forgiven;
Heal our sins; dispel our blindness;

Then conduct us safe to heaven. 54

Sabbath Evening. 1 AGAiN we've seen the Sabbath day,'

And heard of Jesus and of heaven; We thank thee, Father, and we pray

That this day's sins may be forgiven. 2 May all we've heard and understood

Be well remembered through the week, And help to make us wise and good,

More humble, diligent, and ineek. 55

Al Parting. 1 As the sun's enlivening eye

Shines on every place the sarne ; So the Lord is always nigh

To the souls that love his name. 2 For a season called to part,

Let us then ourselves commend

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To the gracious eye and heart

Of our ever-present Friend.
3 Father, hear our humble prayer!

Tender Shepherd of thy sheep,
Let thy mercy and thy care

All our souls in safety keep.
4 In thy strength may we be strong;

Sweeten every cross and pain;
Give us, if we live, erelong,

Here to meet in peace again, 56

Dismission Hymn.
1 LORD, dismiss us with thy blessing,

Hope and comfort from above;
Let us each, thy peace possessing,

Triumph in redeeming love.
2 Thanks we give and adoration

For thy gospel's joyful sound;
May the fruits of thy salvation

In our hearts and lives abound. 57

Evening Hymn.
1 GLORY to thee, my God, this night,

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

Under thy own almighty wings. 2 Forgive me, Lord, through thy dear Son,

The ill that I this day have done;
That with the world, myself, and thee,
1, ere I sleep, at peace may be.

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3 Teach me to live, that I may dread

The grave as little as my bed; To die, that this vile body may

Rise glorious at the awful day. 4 O, may my soul on thee reposo,

And may sweet sleep mine eyelids close ; Sleep that may me mora vigorous make,

To serve my God when I awake. 58

Evening.
1 Thy favor, gracious Lord, impart,

With sacred joy to cheer my heart:
Howe'er the corn and wine increase,

Earth ne'er can yield such heavenly peace. 2 With thy protection kindly blest,

I'll lay me down in peace to rest ;
Safe in thy care — from danger free,
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Evening Devotion.
1 Softly now the light of day

Fades upon my sight away ;
Free from care, from labor free,

Lord, I would commiune with thee! 2 Thou, whose all-pervading eye

Nought escapes, without, withiu,
Pardon each infirmity,

Open fault and secret sin.
3 When for me the light of day

Shall on earth be passed away,

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Then, from sin and sorrow free,

Take me, Lord, to dwell with thee! 60

Evening Devotion.
1 When home I seek, and sweet repose,

And hunibly kneel, at evi ning's close,
From worldly care and toil set free,

What joy, O Lord, to turn to thee! 2 And as the faithful golden flower

Turns to the sun, each passing hour,
And never, till the close of day,

Loses his animating ray,
3 So turns my soul to love divine:

Here may the beams of mercy shine;
Here may that holy light be shed,

Which gilds a Chrisian's dying bed. 61

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Evening.
1 ANOTHER fleeting day is gone;

Slow o'er the west the shadows rise ;
Swiftly the passing hours have flown,

And night's dark curtains veil the skies. 2 Another fleeting day is gone;

But soon a fairer day shall rise, -
A day whose never-setting sun

Shall pour its light o'er cloudless skies. 3 Another fleeting day is gone;

In solemu silence rest, my soul!
Bow dowu thy heart before His throne,

Who bids the morn and evering roll.

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Sunset.
1 The sun hath gone to rest ;

The bee forsakes the flower;
The young bird slumbers on its nest,

Within the leafy bower.
2 Where have I been this day?

Into what folly run ?
Forgive me, Father, when I pray

Through Jesus Christ, thy Son. 3 When all my days are o'er,

And in the grave I rest,
Wilt thou permit my soul to fly

To a Redeemer's breast ? 63

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Evening Hymn. 1 Thus far the Lord bath 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

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bed. 4 Faith in his name forbids my fear:

O, may thy presence ne'er depart!

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