As Now the Sun’s Declining Rays   2 comments

As Now the Sun's Declining Rays

Above:  The Hymn

Image Source = Kenneth Randolph Taylor

Hymn Source = The Church Hymnary (1927), Presbyterian

Original Latin Words by Father Charles Coffin (1676-1749)

English Translation by John Chandler (1806-1876)


1. As now the sun’s declining rays

At eventide descend,

Even so our years are sinking down

To their appointed end.

2. Lord, on the Cross Thine arms were stretched

To draw the nations nigh;

O grant us then that Cross to love,

And in those arms to die.

3. To God the Father, God the Son,

And God the Holy Ghost,

All glory be from saints on earth,

And from the angel host.

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  1. Pingback: John Chandler | GATHERED PRAYERS

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