Another day its course hath run

Another day its course hath run

Author: John Pierpont
Published in 35 hymnals

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Another day its course hath run,
And still, O God! Thy child is blest;
For Thou hast been by day my sun,
And Thou wilt be by night my rest.

Sweet sleep descends, mine eyes to close;
And now, while all the world is still,
I give my body to repose,
My spirit to my Father’s will.



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #372

Author: John Pierpont

Pierpont, John, son of James Pierpont, of Litchfield, Connecticut, was born at Litchfield, April 6, 1785, and educated at Yale College, where he graduated in 1804. After fulfilling engagements as a Tutor in New Haven, and in Charlestown, South Carolina, he was admitted to the Bar in 1812. Shortly after he retired and went into business, only to leave it also, and to pass on to Harvard College as a student in theology. In 1819 he succeeded Dr. Holley as the pastor of the Unitarian congregation in Hollis Street, Boston. At length his zeal against intemperance and slavery caused him to resign his charge in 1840 (see Lothrop's Proceedings of an Eccl. Council in the case of the Hollis Street Meeting and the Rev. J. Pierpont). At this date he pub… Go to person page >

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #372Text
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #372Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #372Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #590Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #590Page Scan
Boston Sunday School Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d11
Children's Praise: a book of prayers and hymns for the children of the church #9Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #686Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #927Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #723Page Scan
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d27
Hymns for Children, Selected and Altered #4Page Scan
Hymns for Schools: with appropriate selections from scripture and tunes suited to the metres of the hymns (3rd ed.) #376Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday School Worship #d5
Portsmouth Sunday School Hymn Book #d11
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d21
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d26
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #473Page Scan
Services for Congregational Worship #527Page Scan
Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #25Page Scan
The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #320Page Scan
The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d33
The Carol #d8
The Chapel Hymn Book [for Warren and Pitt St. Chapels, Boston]. 4th ed. #d26
The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d25
The Christian Psalter #d29
The Disciples' Hymn Book: a collection of hymns and chants for public and private devotion #103Page Scan
The Little Hymn Book #d5
The New Hymn and Tune Book #d20
The Sabbath School Lute: a selection of hymns and appropriate melodies, adapted to the wants of Sabbath schools, families and social meetings #41Page Scan
The Sunday School Singing Book: being a collection of hymns with appropriate music, designed as a guide and assistant to the devotional exercises of Sabbath schools and families...(3rd ed.) #17Page Scan
The Sunny Side #d7
The Treasury of American Sacred Song with Notes Explanatory and Biographical #4Page Scan
Union Hymns. Rev. #d27
Union Hymns. Rev. #d29



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