Now from the altar of my heart

Now from the altar of my heart
let incense flames arise;
assist me, Lord, to offer up
mine evening sacrifice.

Minutes and mercies multiplied
have made up all this day;
minutes came quick but mercies were
more fleet and free than they.

New time, new favor, and new joys
do a new song require;
till I shall praise thee as I would,
accept my heart's desire.

Words: John Mason, 1683

Music: Naomi

Meter: CM

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