Scripture Verse

Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night.@Psalm 91:5
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John Leland
(1754–1841)

Words: John Le­land, 1792.

Music: Gar­den Ci­ty Ho­ra­tio W. Par­ker, 1890 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Horatio W. Parker
(1863–1919)

Lyrics

The day is past and gone,
The evening shades appear;
O may we all remember well
The night of death draws near.

We lay our garments by,
Upon our beds to rest;
So death shall soon disrobe us all
Of what is here possessed.

Lord, keep us safe this night,
Secure from all our fears;
May angels guard us while we sleep,
Till morning light appears.