Another Sabbath ended

Another Sabbath ended. T. Vincent Tymms* (1842-1921). According to JJ, p. 1190, this was one of the hymns by Tymms printed in the 1880 Supplement to the Baptist Psalms and Hymns of 1858, and in the Baptist Psalms and Hymns for School and Home (n.d.). It was included in the Baptist Church Hymnal (1900), preceded by a quotation: ‘The shadows of the evening are stretched out – Jeremiah vi. 4.’ It had four graceful stanzas, expressing the ideal of a Sunday that has now disappeared from British life: Another Sabbath ended,   Its peaceful hours all flown, We come to close its worship,   O Lord, before Thy throne: We bless Thee for this earnest   Of better rest above, This token of Thy kindness,...

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