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83. 'Tis the Blessed Hour of Prayer

Text Information
First Line: ’Tis the blessed hour of prayer
Title: 'Tis the Blessed Hour of Prayer
Author: Fanny J. Crosby, 1820-1915
Refrain First Line: What a balm for the weary!
Language: English
Publication Date: 1982
Topic: Christ's Love; Christ the Shepherd; Comfort (6 more...)
Notes: Alma 3:57-58
Tune Information
Composer: W. H. Doane, 1832-1915
Key: E♭ Major

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