Blessed day, when pure devotions

Blessed day, when pure devotions

Author: Fanny Crosby
Published in 8 hymnals

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1. Blessed day, when pure devotions
       rise to God on wings of love;
when we catch the distant music
       of the angel choirs above.
Blessed day, when bells are calling
       weary souls from earthly care,
and we come with hearts uplifted,
       to the holy place of prayer.

2. Blessed day, so calm and restful,
       bringing joy and peace to all,
linger yet in tranquil beauty,
       ere the shades of evening fall.
Blessed day, your light is fading;
       one by one its beams depart;
may their calm and sweet reflections
       still abide in every heart.

Source: Blessed Assurance: Hymns of Fanny J. Crosby #3

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton, Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Southeast, Putnam County, N. Y., March 24,… Go to person page >

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