Come, Let Us Sing an Evening Hymn

Hymns of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


Calmly

1. Come, let us sing an evening hymn

To calm our minds for rest,

And each one try, with single eye,

To praise the Savior best.

2. Yea, let us sing a sacred song

To close the passing day,

With one accord call on the Lord

And ever watch and pray.

3. Oh, thank the Lord for grace and gifts

Renewed in latter days,

For truth and light to guide us right

In wisdom’s pleasant ways,

4. For ev’ry line we have received

To turn our hearts above,

For ev’ry word and ev’ry good

That fill our souls with love.

5. Oh, let us raise a holier strain

For blessings great as ours,

And be prepared while angels guard

Us through our slumb’ring hours.

6. Oh, may we sleep and wake in joy,

While life with us remains,

And then go home beyond the tomb,

Where peace forever reigns.

Text: William W. Phelps, 1792–1872

Music: Tracy Y. Cannon, 1879–1961

Colossians 3:16–17

Alma 26:8

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