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Sweet It Is to Know My AngelAnonymous

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
932Evening PrayerH. Elliot Button (1861-1925)8.7.8.7.

1Sweet it is to know my Angel
Watches ever by my side,
Sent by God from highest heaven,
Me, His sinful child, to guide.
2’Twas an Angel told St. Mary
She should bear the Holy Child,
Angels cheered our Blessèd Savior,
Lonely in the desert wild.
3’Twas an Angel, in His Passion
Stayed our sad and suffering Lord,
Angels, of His Resurrection
Brought the holy women word.
4Now o’er His baptizèd children
Holy Angels watch around,
Jesu! May I ever faithful
To my Guardian’s voice be found.
5Grant that at my dying pillow
I may feel his presence blest;
May he bear my ransomed spirit
Safe to my eternal rest! Amen.
Matthew18:10Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.

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