The seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God.@Exodus 20:10
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Fanny Crosby (1820-1915)

Fanny Crosby, 1895.

W. Howard Doane (🔊 pdf nwc).

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W. Howard Doane (1832-1915)

Hark, hark the song, gliding along,
Borne on the summer breeze, far, far away;
Dear Sabbath home, once more we come,
Hailing with glad delight this happy day;
Eyes beaming brightly, hearts bounding lightly,
Now we sing our merry, merry lay.

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Dear Sabbath home, once more we come,
Hailing with glad delight this happy day.

Green shady bowers, sweet blushing flowers,
Come with the summer time, blooming anew;
Morn’s gentle ray, golden and gay,
Shines on the lily-bells sparkling with dew;
Beauty is calling, music is falling,
Now again earth wakes her joyful lay.

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Hark, hark the song, floating along,
Borne to the sunny land fadeless and fair;
Savior and King, gladly we bring
Praise for Thy precious love, Thy tender care;
Gathered before Thee, young hearts adore Thee,
Savior, hear, O hear our happy lay.

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