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4. New every morning is the love

1 New every morning is the love
our wakening and uprising prove;
through sleep and darkness safely brought,
restored to life and power and thought.

2 New mercies, each returning day,
hover around us while we pray;
new perils past, new sins forgiven,
new thoughts of God, new hopes of heaven.

3 If on our daily course our mind
be set to hallow all we find,
new treasures still, of countless price,
God will provide for sacrifice.

4 The trivial round, the common task,
will furnish all we need to ask,
room to deny ourselves, a road
to bring us daily nearer God.

5 Only, O Lord, in thy dear love
fit us for perfect rest above;
and help us, this and every day,
to live more nearly as we pray.

Text Information
First Line: New every morning is the love
Author: John Keble (1792-1866) (alt.)
Meter: LM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ;
Topic: Assurance; Discipleship; Morning (3 more...)
Tune Information
Name: MELCOMBE
Harmonizer: William Henry Monk (1823-1889)
Composer: Samuel Webbe, the elder (1740-1816)
Meter: LM
Key: D Major
Source: An Essay on the Church Plain-chant, 1782



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