Hymn: Words by Philip Doddridge, 1755 from :A collection of Psalms proper for Christian worship, Liverpool 1791

Found in "The Enchanted Barn," Chapter 13

 

Lord of the Sabbath, hear our vows,
On this thy day, in this thine house,
And own, as grateful sacrifice
The songs which from: thy temple rise.

Thine earthly Sabbaths, Lord, we love,
But there's a nobler rest above;
To that our longing souls aspire,
With cheerful hope, and strong desire.

No more fatigue, no more distress,
Nor sin nor death shall reach the place;
No groans shall mingle with the songs,
Which dwell upon immortal tongues.

No rude alarms of angry foes;
No cares to break the long repose ;
No midnight shade, no clouded sun,
But sacred, high, eternal noon.

O long expected day, begin;
Dawn on these realms of pain and sin;
With joy we'll tread the appointed road,
And sleep in death, to rest with God.

  • All
  • According To The Pattern
  • A Daily Rate
  • A Girl To Come Home To
  • A New Name
  • April Gold
  • Astra
  • A Voice In The Wilderness
  • Beauty For Ashes
  • Because Of Stephen
  • Beggarman
  • Bright Arrows
  • By Way Of The Silverthorns
  • Cloudy Jewel
  • Crimson Mountain
  • Daphne Deane
  • Dawn Of The Morning
  • Exit Betty
  • Found Treasure
  • Her Wedding Garment
  • Homing
  • In The Way
  • In Tune With Wedding Bells
  • Katherine's Yesterday
  • Life Out Of Death
  • Lone Point
  • Marcia Schuyler
  • Miss Lavinia's Call
  • Not Under The Law
  • Partners
  • Rainbow Cottage
  • Silver Wings
  • Spice Box
  • Stranger Within The Gates
  • The Best Birthday
  • The Chance Of A Lifetime
  • The Christmas Bride
  • The City Of Fire
  • The Enchanted Barn
  • The Forgotten Friend
  • The Girl From Montana
  • The Gold Shoe
  • The Man Of The Desert
  • The Minister's Son
  • The Old Guard
  • The Prodigal Girl
  • The Seventh Hour
  • The Story Of A Whim
  • The Strange God
  • The Substitute Guest
  • Through These Fires
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