Text:O LORD, Come Quickly Hear Me Pray
Author (st. 3):Martin Tel
Author (sts. 1, 2, 4, 5):Marie J. Post
Composer:William Billings

141A. O LORD, Come Quickly Hear Me Pray

Text Information
First Line: O LORD, come quickly; hear me pray
Title: O LORD, Come Quickly Hear Me Pray
Author (sts. 1, 2, 4, 5): Marie J. Post (1985)
Author (st. 3): Martin Tel
Language: English
Publication Date: 2012
Topic: Conflict; Daily Prayer: Evening Prayer; Evil (7 more...)
Copyright: Sts. 1, 2, 4, 5 © 1987 Faith Alive Christian Resources; St. 3 © 2011 Martin Tel, admin. Faith Alive Christian Resources
Notes: The first stanza can be used alone as the beginning of a prayer, particularly in the evening. When using only st. 1, it would be effective to sing this in canon, creating musically the sense of rising incense through the intertwining lines. This song is best sung unaccompanied, with instruments doubling the melody and a drone played or hummed on D and A if necessary. The text may also be sung to the tune FEDERAL STREET (see p. 909).
Tune Information
Composer: William Billings (1770)
Key: d minor
Source: The New England Psalm Singer

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