Die Andachtszeit

Author: W. W. Walford

William W. Walford, a blind preacher of England, is the author of the hymn beginning "Sweet hour of prayer." This hymn first appeared in print in the New York Observer September 13, 1845. The contributor who furnished the hymn says: "During my residence at Coleshill, Warwickshire, England, I became acquainted with W. W. Walford, the blind preacher, a man of obscure birth and connections and no education, but of strong mind and most retentive memory. In the pulpit he never failed to select a lesson well adapted to his subject, giving chapter and verse with unerring precision, and scarcely ever misplacing a word in his repetition of the Psalms, every part of the New Testament, the prophecies, and some of the histories, so as to have the r… Go to person page >

Translator: P. W. Bickel

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Text Information

First Line: O Andachtszeit, o Andachtszeit!
Title: Die Andachtszeit
English Title: Sweet Hour of Prayer
Author: W. W. Walford
Translator: P. W. Bickel
Language: French



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Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #49Page Scan
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Frohe Lieder: eine Sammlung von Liedern für Sonntagschulen und Jugendvereine (Spezialle Aufl.) #429Page Scan
Harfen-Klaenge: Liederbuch fuer Evangelische Sonntagsschulen und Erbauungs-Stunden #d186