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6 "In Thy light shall we see light.”
The Life of my delights,
And Comfort of my nights !
My dawning is begun;
And He my rising Sun. 3 The opening heavens around me shine,
With beams of sacred bliss,
And whispers, I am His. Amen. ng “I will go forth in the strength of the
My daily labour to pursue;
In all I think, or speak, or do.
O let me cheerfully fulfil;
And prove Thine acceptable 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,
5 For Thee delightfully employ
Whate'er Thy bounteous grace hath given
8 “Thou makest the outgoings of the morning
and evening to praise Thee.'
Sunset and dawning,
Comfort in sadness,
Times without number,
From danger preserves us;
2 Father, O hear me;
Pardon and spare me;
Blot out my errors,
Order my goings;
Retain or release me;
Soon have an ending;
Wind and wave roaring,
Joys still increasing,
And roses that die not,
“Ponder my words, O Lord.”
PSALM v. 1 LORD, hear the voice of my complaint,
Accept my secret prayer;
Will I for help repair. 2 Thou in the morn my voice shalt hear;
And with the dawning day,
To Thee devoutly pray.
His blessing will extend,
As with a shield defend. Amen.
Evening. 10 “Under His wings shalt thou trust.” 1 ALL praise to Thee, my God, this night,
For all the blessings of the light;
Beneath Thine own Almighty wings. 2 Forgive me, Lord, for Thy dear Son,
The ill that I this day have done,
3 Teach me to live, that I may dread
The grave as little as my bed;
Rise glorious at the awful Day. 4 O may my soul on Thee repose,
And may sweet sleep mine eyelids close;
To serve my God when I awake.
Praise God from Whom, &c. (Doxology' v.)
11 “ The Lord God is a Sun and Shield.”
It is not night if Thou be near :
To hide Thee from Thy servant's eyes.
For ever on my Saviour's breast.
For without Thee I cannot live:
For without Thee I dare not die.
Have spurn’d to-day the voice divine,
5 Watch by the sick; enrich the poor
With blessings from Thy boundless store;
Like infants' slumbers, pure and light. 6 Come near and bless us when we wake,
Ere through the world our way we take;
12 “I will lay me down in peace and
take my rest." 1 THROUGH the day Thy love hath spared us;
Hear us ere the hour of rest;
Jesus, Thou our Guardian be;
Sweet it is to trust in Thee.
Dwelling in the midst of foes,
And when life's sad day is past,
Amen. 13 “For Thou, Lord, only makest me
dwell in safety.”
Darkness and light;
For rest the night;
This livelong night!