Category Archives: DOCTRINES

380 – Welcome, Day of Sweet Repose

1 Welcome, day of sweet repose! Blessed be thy sacred hours! We would trust the One who knows All our weak and failing powers. 2 Welcome, day in Eden born! Holy rest for sinless man! Like the dawning of fair morn Come thy hours to us again. 3 Welcome, day blessed by our Lord! Toil … Continue reading

381 – Holy Sabbath Day of Rest

1 Holy Sabbath day of rest, By our Master richly blest, God created and divine, Set aside for holy time. Refrain Yes, the holy Sabbath rest, By our God divinely blest, It to us a sign shall be Throughout all eternity. 2 Seek not pleasures of this earth, With its folly, noise, and mirth, There … Continue reading

382 – O Day of Rest and Gladness

1 O day of rest and gladness, O day of joy and light, O balm of care and sadness, most beautiful, most bright; on thee, the high and lowly, who bend before throne, sing, “Holy, holy, holy,” to the Eternal One. 2 Thou art a port protected from storms that round us rise; a garden … Continue reading

383 – O Day of Rest and Gladness

1 O day of rest and gladness, O day of joy and light, O balm of care and sadness, Most beautiful, most bright, On thee the high and lowly Before th’ eternal throne Sing, “Holy, holy, holy,” To the great Three in One. 2 Thou art a port protected From storms that round us rise; … Continue reading

384 – Safely Through Another Week

1 Safely through another week God has brought us on our way; Let us now a blessing seek, Waiting in His courts today; Day of all the week the best, Emblem of eternal rest: Day of all the week the best, Emblem of eternal rest. 2 While we seek supplies of grace, Thro’ the dear … Continue reading

385 – Crowning Jewel of Creation

1 Crowning jewel of creation, Blest and hallowed, sanctified; Time and changes all transcending, Shared forever, glorified. Refrain Blessed Sabbath made for man, Gift from the Creator’s hand. 2 Sin and sickness, prayer and weeping Cease at close of earthly days; But Thy Sabbath is eternal, Joyful thanks to Thee we raise! 3 Teach us … Continue reading

386 – The Sacred Anthem

1 The sacred anthem slowly rang Across the fields of praise, When earth’s first Sabbath made complete All creatures and all days. 2 Walking with God, there, Woman and man together share The blessed Sabbath mood; And in that green and golden world Know all God’s works are good. 3 But now in our diminished … Continue reading

387 – Come, O Sabbath Day

1 Peace and healing on thy wing; And to every troubled breast Speak of the divine behest: Thou shalt rest, Thou shalt rest! 2 Earthly longings bid retire, Quench the passions’ hurtful fire; To the wayward, sin oppressed, Bring thou thy divine behest: Thou shalt rest, Thou shalt rest! 3 Wipe from every cheek the … Continue reading

388 – Don't Forget the Sabbath

1 Don’t forget the Sabbath, The Lord our God hath blest, Of all the week the brightest, Of all the week the best; It brings repose from labor, It tells of joy divine, Its beams of light descending, With heavenly beauty shine. Refrain Welcome, welcome, ever welcome, Blessed Sabbath day, Welcome, welcome, ever welcome, Blessed … Continue reading

389 – Light of Light, Enlighten Me

1 Light of light, enlighten me, Now anew the day is dawning; Sun of grace, the shadows flee; Brighten Thou my Sabbath morning; With Thy joyous sunshine blest, Happy is my day of rest. 2 Let me with my heart today, Holy, holy, holy, singing, Rapt awhile from earth away, All my soul to Thee … Continue reading