Safely through another weekAuthor: John Newton (1774)
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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.
2 While we pray for pard'ning grace,
Through the dear Redeemer's Name,
Show thy reconciled face;
Take away our sin and shame;
From our worldly cares set free,
May we rest this day in thee.
3 Here we come thy Name to praise,
Let us feel thy presence near;
May thy glory meet our eyes,
While we in thy house appear:
Here afford us, Lord, a taste
Of our everlasting feast.
4 May thy gospel's joyful sound
Conquer sinners, comfort saints;
May the fruits of grace abound,
Bring relief for all complaints:
Thus may all our Sabbaths prove,
Till we join the church above.
Source: Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #391
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|Author:||John Newton (1774)|
Safely through another week. I. Newton. [Saturday Evening.] Appeared in R. Conyers's Psalms & Hymns, 1774, No. 355, in 5 stanzas of 6 lines: and again in the Olney Hymn, 1779, Bk. ii., No. 40. It is found in a few modern collections; and sometimes in an abbreviated and altered form, as in Kennedy, 1863, &c.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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|Instances (4)||First Line||Text Title||Refrain First Line||Authors||Composers||Meter||Scripture||Tune Title||Tune Key||Incipit||Languages||Publication Date|
|Living Hymns #6||Safely through another week||[Safely through another week]||1988|
|Revival Hymns and Choruses #86||Safely through another week||Safely Through Another Week||John Newton, 1725-1807||Lowell Mason, 1792-1872||SABBATH||G Major||English||1982|
|Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #384||Safely through another week God has brought us on our way||SABBATH||1985|
|Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #391||Safely through another week||Safely through Another Week||John Newton||Lowell Mason||126.96.36.199.7.7||Isaiah 66:23||SABBATH||G Major||English||1990|