晚歌

Representative Text

主賜此日轉瞬已經過,遵主命令,黑夜又臨,
我們早起,向主獻神歌,今將安息,再發頌聲。

我們向主奉陳至敬心,靜看大地,由暗入明,
普天之下,教會常儆醒,不分晝夜,永不懈怠。

大陸海洋,旺市與僻境,黎明所到,又是一天,
祈禱之聲,未曾一息停,頌讚歌音,到處悠然。

家國興衰,轉瞬成陳跡,只有天國永遠長存,
繁榮滋長,聖績永昌盛,直到眾生向主投誠。阿們。


Source: 生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #496

Translator: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Author: John Ellerton

John Ellerton (b. London, England, 1826; d. Torquay, Devonshire, England, 1893) Educated at King William's College on the Isle of Man and at Trinity College, Cambridge, England, he was ordained in the Church of England in 1851. He served six parishes, spending the longest time in Crewe Green (1860-1872), a church of steelworkers and farmers. Ellerton wrote and translated about eighty hymns, many of which are still sung today. He helped to compile Church Hymns and wrote its handbook, Notes and Illustrations to Church Hymns (1882). Some of his other hymn texts were published in The London Mission Hymn Book (1884). Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: 主賜此日, 轉瞬已經過 (Zhǔ cì cǐ rì, zhuǎnshùn yǐ jīngguò)
Title: 晚歌
English Title: The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended
Author: John Ellerton (1870)
Translator: Anonymous
Language: Chinese
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

ST. CLEMENT (Scholefield)

ST. CLEMENT was composed for [John Ellerton's text "The Day Thou Gavest"] by Rev. Clement C. Scholefield (b. Edgbaston, near Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, 1839; d. Goldalming, Surrey, England, 1904). ST. CLEMENT was published in Arthur S. Sullivan's 1874 hymnal, Church Hymns with Tunes; of his…

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The Cyber Hymnal #13350
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The Cyber Hymnal #13401
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