attributed to Samson Occom, 1799
Now the shades of night are gone,|
Now the morning light is come.
Lord, may we be Thine today;
Drive the shades of sin away.
2. Fill our souls with heavenly light,
3. Keep our haughty passions bound,|
Save us from our foes around;
Going out and coming in,
Keep us safe from every sin.
4. When our work of life is past;
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