Scripture Verse

Stay with us, for it is nearly evening; the day is almost over. Luke 24:29


Joshua Stegmann (1588–1632)

Words: Jo­shua Steg­mann, Sus­pir­ia Tem­por­um (Rin­teln, Ger­ma­ny: 1628) (Ach bleib mit dein­er Gnade). Trans­lat­ed from Ger­man to Eng­lish in the Dals­ton Hospital Hymn Book, 1848.

Music: Vul­pi­us Mel­chi­or Vul­pius, Ein schön geist­lich Ge­sang­buch (Je­na, Ger­ma­ny: 1609) (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Vul­pi­us (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),


Abide with us, our Sav­ior,
Nor let Thy mer­cy cease;
From Sa­tan’s might de­fend us,
And grant our souls release.

Abide with us, our Sav­ior,
Sustain us by Thy Word,
That we may, now and ev­er,
Find peace in Thee, O Lord.

Abide with us, our Sav­ior,
Thou light of end­less light;
Increase to us Thy bless­ings,
And save us by Thy might.