Scripture Verse

Bless ye the Lord, all ye servants of the Lord, which by night stand in the house of the Lord. Psalm 134:1


Friedrich F. Flemming

Words: Ar­thur T. Rus­sell, 1851.

Music: Flem­ming Fried­rich F. Flem­ming, 1811 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Rus­sell (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?


Night’s shadows falling men to rest are calling;
Rest we, possessing heav’nly peace and blessing:
This we implore Thee, falling down before Thee,
Great King of Glory!

O Savior, hear us! Son of God, be near us!
Thine angels send us; let Thy love attend us:
He nothing feareth, whom Thy presence cheereth,
Light his path cleareth.

Be near, relieving all who now are grieving;
Thy visitation be our consolation:
O hear the sighing of the faint and dying;
Lord, hear our crying!

Thou ever livest; endless life Thou givest;
Thou watch art keeping o’er Thy faithful sleeping;
In Thy clear shining they are now reclining,
All care resigning.

O Lord of Glory, praise we and adore Thee—
Thee for us given, our true Rest from Heaven!
Rest, peace, and blessing, we are now possessing,
Thy name confessing.