A Morning Song by Isaac Watts

My God, who makes the sun to know
His proper hour to rise;
And, to give light to all below,
Doth send him round the skies:

When from the chambers of the east
His morning race begins,
He never tires, nor stops to rest,
But round the world he shines.

So, like the sun, would I fulfil
The business of the day;
Begin my work betimes, and still
March on my heavenly way.

Give me, O Lord, thy early grace,
Nor let my soul complain
That the young morning of my day
Has all been spent in vain!

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