Scripture Verse

Hide me in the shadow of Your wings. Psalm 17:8


Horatio R. Palmer (1834–1907)

Words: Ro­bert Walms­ley, 1893.

Music: Vin­cent Ho­ra­tio R. Pal­mer (1834–1907) (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Walms­ley (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),


The sun declines; o’er land and sea creeps on the night;
The twinkling stars come one by one to shed their light;
With Thee there is no darkness, Lord; with us abide,
And ’neath Thy wings we rest secure this eventide.

Forgive the wrong this day we’ve done, or thought, or said;
Each moment with its good or ill to Thee has fled;
O Fa­ther, in Thy mercy great will we confide;
Thy benediction now bestow this eventide.