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The Sands of Time Are SinkingMrs. Anne R. Cousin (1824-1906)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
896aNansenSir J. Frederick Bridge (1844-1924)
896bRutherfordChrétien Urhan (1790-1845)

1The sands of time are sinking,
The dawn of Heaven breaks,
The summer morn I’ve sighed for,
The fair, sweet morn, awakes.
Dark, dark hath been the midnight,
But dayspring is at hand,
And glory,– glory dwelleth
In Immanuel’s land.
2Oh! Christ, He is the fountain,
The deep, sweet well of love,
The streams on earth I’ve tasted,
More deep I’ll drink above.
There to an ocean fullness,
His mercy doth expand,
And glory,– glory dwelleth
In Immanuel’s land.
3The bride eyes not her garment,
But her dear bridegroom’s face:
I will not gaze at glory,
But on my King of grace;
Not on the crown He gifteth,
But on His piercèd hand,
The Lamb is all the glory
Of Immanuel’s land.
4With mercy and with judgment
My web of time He wove,
And aye the dews of sorrow
Were lustered by His love;
I’ll bless the hand that guided,
I’ll bless the heart that planned,
When throned where glory dwelleth,
In Immanuel’s land. Amen.
Psalm85:9Surely his salvation is nigh them that fear him; that glory may dwell in our land.
Song of Songs2:16My beloved is mine, and I am his: he feedeth among the lilies.
Isaiah8:8And he shall pass through Judah; he shall overflow and go over, he shall reach even to the neck; and the stretching out of his wings shall fill the breadth of thy land, O Immanuel.
Isaiah33:17Thine eyes shall see the king in his beauty: they shall behold the land that is very far off.
Isaiah43:2When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.
Matthew25:6And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him.
Luke2:29Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:
Hebrews9:27And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:
Hebrews12:22But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,
2 Peter1:19We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts:
1 John3:2Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.
Revelation21:23And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.