Scripture Verse

Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. Exodus 20:10

Introduction

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Uzziah C. Burnap
(1834–1900)

Words: Lou­ise R. Es­tes, in The Voice of Praise (Pitts­burgh, Penn­syl­van­ia: James Ro­bi­son, 1873), num­ber 537.

Music: Ca­ra Uz­zi­ah C. Bur­nap, 1898 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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

Lyrics

Oh, when the Sabbath’s chiming
Rings clear upon the air,
Let grateful souls, responding,
Seek peace and strength in prayer.

Let hearts of all His children
Unite, though care-oppressed,
To praise Him, call Him Father,
On His glad day of rest.