28. Alleluia! Fairest morning!

1 Alleluia! Fairest morning!
Fairer than our words can say!
Down we lay the heavy burden
Of life's toil and care to-day;
While this morn of joy and love
Brings fresh vigour from above.

2 Sunday, full of holy glory!
Sweetest rest-day of the soul!
Light upon a world of darkness
From thy blessed moments roll!
Holy, happy, heavenly day,
Thou canst charm our grief away.

3 In the gladness of His worship
We will seek our joy to-day;
It is there we learn the fulness
Of the grace for which we pray,
When the word of life is given,
Like the Saviour's voice from heaven.

4 Let the day with Thee be ended,
As with Thee it has begun;
And Thy blessing, Lord, be granted,
Till earth's days and weeks are done;
That at last Thy servants may
Keep eternal Sabbath-day.


Text Information
First Line: Alleluia! Fairest morning!
Meter: 8s. 7s. 7s.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1883
Topic: The Lord's Day
Tune Information
Meter: 8s. 7s. 7s.
Key: G Major

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