As the Sun Doth Daily Rise Lyrics, Story, and Video

As the Sun Doth Daily Rise Lyrics

1 As the sun doth daily rise,
Bright’ning all the morning skies,
So to Thee with one accord
Lift we up our hearts, O Lord!

2 Day by day provide us food,
For from Thee come all things good;
Strength unto our souls afford
From Thy living Bread, O Lord!

3 Be our guard in sin and strife;
Be the leader of our life;
Lest from Thee we stray abroad,
Stay our wayward feet, O Lord!

4 Quickened by the Spirit’s grace
All Thy holy will to trace
While we daily search Thy Word,
Wisdom true impart, O Lord!

5 Praise we, with the heavn’ly host,
Father, Son, and Holy Ghost;
Thee would we with one accord
Praise and magnify, O Lord!

As the Sun Doth Daily Rise Hymn Story

“As the Sun Doth Daily Rise” is a Christian hymn that was translated into English by Horatio Nelson. Horatio Nelson was born in 1823 in England.

He was the nephew of the famous Admiral Horatio Nelson. Horatio assumed his name on succeeding to the title of 2nd Earl in 1835.

He was a member of the Church of England and played an active role in the music of the church including the compilation of the Sarum Hymnal.

Horatio Nelson - as the sun doth daily rise
Horatio Nelson

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