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2 There's music in my soul to-day, The dove of peace sings in my heart, A carol to my King,

The flow'rs of grace appear. Ref. And Jesus, listening can hear

4 There'sgladness in my soul to-day, The songs I cannot sing. Ref.

And hope, and praise, and love, 3 There's springtime in my soul For blessings which He gives me to-day,

now, For when the Lord is near

For joys laid up above. Ref.






Acts iii: 1. 1 Sweet hour of prayer, sweet hour 2 Sweet hour of prayer, sweet hour of prayer,

At the hour of


of prayer, That calls me from a world of care, Thy wings shall my petition bear And bids me at my Father's throne To Him whose truth and faithfulMake all my wants and wishes ness known!

Engage the waiting soul to bless. In seasons of distress and grief And since He bids me seek His face, My soul has often found relief, Believe His Word and trust His And oft escaped the tempter's grace, snare,

I'll cast on Him my every care, By thy return, sweet hour of And wait for thee, sweet hour of prayer.


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I Fairest of all the lights above!

Thou sun, whose beams adorn the spheres,
And with unwearied swiftness move

To form the circles of our years.
Praise the Creator of the skies,

That dressed thine orb in golden rays;
Or may the sun forget to rise,

If he forget his Maker's praise.

2 Thou reigning beauty of the night,

Fair queen of silence, silver moon,
Whose gentle beams and borrowed light

Are softer rivals of the noon;
Arise, and to that sovereign power

Waxing and waning honors pay,
Who bade thee rule the dusky hour,

And half supply the absent day.

3 Ye twinkling stars, who gild the skies

When darkness has its curtains drawn,
Who keep your watch, with wakeful eyes

When business, cares, and day are gone;
Proclaim the glories of your Lord,

Dispersed through all the earthly street,
Whose boundless treasures can afford

So rich a pavement for His feet.
4 Thou heaven of heavens, supremely bright,

Praise thou thy great Inhabitant,
Who scatters gracious beams of light

On every angel, every saint.
O God of glory, God of love!

Thou art the sun that makes our days;
With all thy shining works above,

Let earth and dust attempt Thy praise !

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The Lord is my light and my salvation. Ps. xxvii : 1. 1 My God, the spring of all my Ile is my soul's sweet morning joys,

star, The life of my delights,

And He my rising sun. The glory of my brightest days,

3 The opening heavens around me And comfort of my nights !

shine With beams of sacred bliss,

While Jesus shows His heart is 2. In darkest shades, if He appear,

mine, My dawning has begun :

And whispers, I am His.

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And when they had lifted up their eyes, they saw no man, save Jesus only.

Matt. xvii. 8.

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Thou shalt rejoice in every good thing which the Lord thy God hath given

unto thee. Deut. xxvi: 1.

I Summer suns are glowing

Over land and sea,
Happy light is flowing

Bountiful and free.
Every thing rejoices

In the mellow rays,
All earth's thousand voices

Swell the psalm of praise. 2 God's free mercy streameth

Over all the world,
And His banner gleameth

Everywhere unfurled.
Broad and deep and glorious

As the heaven above,
Shines in might victorious

His eternal Love.

3 Lord, upon our blindness

Thy pure radiance pour;
For Thy loving-kindness

Make us love Thee more.
And when clouds are drifting

Dark across our sky,
Then, the veil uplifting,

Father, be Thou nigh.
4 We will never doubt Thee,

Though Thou veil Thy light; Life is dark without Thee;

Death with Thee is bright.
Light of Light | shine o'er us

On our pilgrim way,
Go Thou still before us

To the endless day.

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