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
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John Newton (1725-1807)

John Newton, in Conyer’s Collection of Psalms and Hymns, 1774.

Sabbath, German tune arranged by Lowell Mason, 1824 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Lowell Mason (1792-1872)

Safely through another week
God has brought us on our way;
Let us now a blessing seek,
On th’approaching Sabbath day;
Day of all the week the best,
Emblem of eternal rest,
Day of all the week the best,
Emblem of eternal rest.

Mercies multiplied each hour
Through the week our praise demand;
Guarded by almighty power,
Fed and guided by His hand;
Though ungrateful we have been,
Only made returns of sin,
Though ungrateful we have been,
Only made returns of sin.

While we pray for pardoning grace,
Through the dear Redeemer’s name,
Show Thy reconcilèd face,
Shine away our sin and shame;
From our worldly cares set free
May we rest this night with Thee,
From our worldly cares set free,
May we rest this night with Thee.

Here we come Thy name to praise,
Let us feel Thy presence near,
May Thy glory meet our eyes,
While we in Thy house appear:
Here afford us, Lord, a taste
Of our everlasting feast,
Here afford us, Lord, a taste
Of our everlasting feast.

When the morn shall bid us rise,
May we feel Thy presence near:
May Thy glory meet our eyes,
When we in Thy house appear:
There afford us, Lord, a taste
Of our everlasting feast,
There afford us, Lord, a taste
Of our everlasting feast.

May Thy Gospel’s joyful sound
Conquer sinners, comfort saints;
May the fruits of grace abound,
Bring relief for all complaints;
Thus may all our Sabbaths prove
Till we join the church above,
Thus may all our Sabbaths prove
Till we join the church above!