1 Sweet is the Sabbath of the Lord
To those who in his law delight;
Who love the precepts of his word,
And tread the narrow path of right.
2 This holy day Jehovah blessed
Ere sorrow, pain, or death were born,
And sanctified for man his rest
In glad creation's sinless morn.
3 It speaks of him whose wondrous might
The heavens and earth from nothing made;
Who formed the glorious orbs of light,
And the deep sea's foundations laid.
4 Its sacred hours, ye saints of God,
Remember with respect and love;
And through obedience to his word
Your love for your Creator prove.
5 And, when, immortalized we see
The treasures of the new earth bright,
God's holy Sabbath still shall be
A source of blessing and delight.
Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #221