403. Savior, Breathe an Evening Blessing

1 Saviour, breath an evening blessing,
Ere repose our spirits seal;
Sin and want we come confessing:
Thou can'st save, and thou canst heal.

2 Though destruction walk around us,
Though the arrow past us fly,
Angel guards from thee surround;
We are safe if thou art nigh.

3 Though the night be dark and dreary,
Darkness cannot hide from thee;
Thou art he who, never weary,
Watchest where thy people be.

4 Should swift death this night o'ertake us,
And our couch become our tomb,
May the morn in heav'n awake us,
Clad in light and deathless bloom.

Text Information
First Line: Savior, breathe an evening blessing
Title: Savior, Breathe an Evening Blessing
Author: James Edmeston (1820)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.
Scripture: Psalm 91:5
Topic: The Church: Evening; Cast Out Fear; Life: Brevity of (2 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: EVENING PRAYER
Composer: George C. Stebbins (1878)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.
Key: B♭ Major



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