478. Sweet Hour of Prayer

1 Sweet hour of prayer, sweet hour of prayer,
that calls me from a world of care,
and bids me at my Father's throne
make all my wants and wishes known.
In seasons of distress and grief
my soul has often found relief,
and oft escaped the tempter's snare
by your return, sweet hour of prayer.

2 Sweet hour of prayer, sweet hour of prayer,
the joys I feel, the bliss I share
of those whose anxious spirits burn
with strong desires for your return!
With such I hasten to the place
where God my Savior shows his face,
and gladly take my station there,
and wait for you, sweet hour of prayer.

3 Sweet hour of prayer, sweet hour of prayer,
your wings shall my petition bear
to him whose truth and faithfulness
engage the waiting soul to bless.
And since he bids me seek his face,
believe his Word, and trust his grace,
I'll cast on him my every care,
and wait for you, sweet hour of prayer.

Text Information
First Line: Sweet hour of prayer, sweet hour of prayer
Title: Sweet Hour of Prayer
Author: William W. Walford, 1772-1850
Publication Date: 2003
Meter: L.M.D.
Scripture: Luke 11:12; James 5:13; Acts 3:1; Mark 1:35; Hebrews 4:14-16; Acts 2:42-47; Colossians 4:2; Acts 1:14; Acts 16:25; Luke 22:40; Acts 6:4
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: SWEET HOUR
Composer: William B. Bradbury, 1816-1868
Meter: L.M.D.
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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