"Awake, My Soul, and with the Sun"
                      by Thomas Ken, 1637-1711 
                              Text From:
           (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1942)p.380

        1. Awake, my soul, and with the sun
        Thy daily stage of duty run;
        Shake off dull sloth and joyful rise
        To pay thy morning scarifice.

        2. Let all thy converse be sincere,
        Thy conscience as the noonday clear;
        Think how the all-seeing God thy ways
        And all thy secret thought surveys.

        3. All praise to Thee, who safe hast kept
        And hast refreshed me whilst I slept.
        Grant, Lord, when I from death shall wake,
        I may of endless light partake.

        4. Lord, I my vows to Thee renew;
        Disperse my sins as morning dew;
        Guard my first springs of thought and will
        And will Thyself my spirit fill.

        5. Direct, control, suggest, this day
        All I design or do or say
        That all my powers, with all their might,
        In Thy sole glory may unite.

        6. Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
        Praise Him, all creatures here below;
        Praise Him above, ye heavenly host:
        Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

Notes: Hymn #536 from _The Handbook to the Lutheran Hymnal_ Text: Ps. 108:2 Author: Thomas Ken, 1695, cento, alt. Composer: Francois H. Barthelemon, 1785 Tune: "Morning Hymn"
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