Father, Loving Father

Father, loving Father, Hear thy children's call

Author: Jean M. Gower
Tune: LIVERMORE
Published in 2 hymnals

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1. Father, loving Father,
Hear Thy children’s call;
With Thy love enfold us,
And protect us all.

2. From the dawn’s first glimmer,
To the close of day
May we feel Thee near us
On our earthly way.

3. And from evening prayer time
Through the dark of night,
Let us rest in quietness
Until morn brings light.

4. Teach our tongues to praise Thee
In the hymns we sing;
Teach our hearts to love Thee
As our voices ring.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1483

Author: Jean M. Gower

Buried: Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colorado. Gower moved with her family from Michigan to Colorado in 1871; their ranch was on the Cache la Poudre River. As an adult, she lived in Denver and wrote the for the Rocky Mountain News. Her husband was John H. Gower; her works include: A Few Verses Written from 1883 to 1891, 1891 The Kaleidoscope: Little Pictures of Colorado (Denver, Colorado: The Miles & Dryer Printing Company, 1923) Beads of Namaqua and Other Poems, 1923 Echoes From Cliff Dwellings Versicles of the Mesa Verde, 1923 That Unknown Guy: A Short Peace Play, 1932 Way of the Moon, 1934 --www.hymntime.com/tch/  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Father, loving Father, Hear thy children's call
Title: Father, Loving Father
Author: Jean M. Gower
Meter: 6.5.6.5
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #1483
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