Stand still, refulgent orb of day

Stand still, refulgent orb of day

Author: Edmund Butcher
Published in 16 hymnals

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1 "Stand still, refulgent orb of day!"
The Jewish victor cries:
So shall, at last, an angel say,
And tear it from the skies.

2 A flame, intenser than the sun,
Shall melt his golden urn;
Time's empty glass no more shall run,
Nor human years return.

3 Then, with immortal splendor bright;
That glorious orb shall rise,
Which through eternity shall light
The new-created skies.

4 His moral triumphs then complete,
Jesus, our Lord, shall place
Before his heav'nly Father's seat
The heirs of life and grace.

5 Unceasing flows the mortal tide;
Unceasing let it flow:
If thou, O Lord, our guard and guide,
Wilt daily grace bestow.

6 Then, sun of nature! roll along
And bear our years away:
The sooner shall we join the song
Of everlasting day.


Source: A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #415

Author: Edmund Butcher

Butcher, Edmund, born at Colchester, Essex, in 1757, and brought up as a linen-draper. After undergoing a preliminary training for the Unitarian Ministry, he was appointed to the charge of Leather Lane Chapel, Holborn, in 1789. From thence he removed to Sidbury Vale, Sidmouth, in 1798. Died April 14, 1822. Memoir in the Christian Moderator, 1827. His works include Picture of Sidmouth; Tour through various parts of England; Sermons, to which are added suitable Hymns, 1798; and the Substance of the Holy Scriptures Methodized, 1801. His hymns were given in the two latter works, in the Protestant Dissenters’ Magazine (of which he was some time editor); in Kippis's Collection, 1795; the Christian Guardian, 1802-1808; Aspland's Selection, 1810… Go to person page >

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Author: Edmund Butcher

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches, to which are added prayers for families and individuals (New and Enl. Stereotype Ed.) #668Page Scan
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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #480Page Scan
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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #480Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #480Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #480Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #480Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #597Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #304Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #304Page Scan
Additional Hymns to the Collection of Hymns for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #668Page Scan
Sacred Poetry and Music Reconciled; or a Collection of Hymns, Original and Compiled #417Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #567Page Scan
The Sacred Lyre #d259
The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #208Page Scan



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