Scripture Verse

Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night. Psalm 91:5


Calvin W. Laufer

Words: Cal­vin W. Lau­fer, 1921.

Music: Ar­men­trout Cal­vin W. Lau­fer, 1921 (🔊 pdf nwc).


Holy Father, bless us
As the day we close,
And the night’s refreshing
Grant us in repose.

All the day Thy presence
Made our hearts to burn,
As we heard Thy counsel,
Felt Thy love’s concern.

So tonight we pray Thee
Leave us not alone;
But through light and shadow
Keep us as Thine own.

Grant to us in slumber
To be very near,
In Thy goodness quelling
Needless doubt and fear.

When at length the dawning
Sweeps the night away,
Help us rise triumphant,
Worthy of the day.