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Dear Father, whom we cannot see

Dear Father, whom we cannot see

Author: Roderic Dunkerley
Published in 4 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. Dear Father, whom we cannot see,
We know that Thou art near;
With longing hearts we turn to Thee,
And ask that Thou wilt set us free
From war and hate and fear.

2. Dear Father, King of love and peace,
We know that Thou art strong;
Make conflicts everywhere to cease,
Let mercy everywhere increase,
And kindness conquer wrong.

3. Dear Father, Lord of sea and land,
We know that Thou art wise;
O make the nations understand
That only by Thy guiding hand
Can lasting peace arise.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1221

Author: Roderic Dunkerley

Born: 1884, Eal­ing, West Lon­don, Eng­land. Died: May 1966. Roderick’s fa­ther was hym­nist Will­iam Dunk­er­ley. His works in­clude: The Great Awak­en­ing, 1915 The Arm of God,1916 Postman’s Knock, 1918 The Pro­cla­ma­tion, 1920 The Un­writ­ten Gos­pel, 1925 First Pray­ers, 1929 The Pa­geant of the King’s Child­ren, with his fa­ther, 1930 Treasure Trove, 1948 The Sec­ret Mo­ment, 1949 The Hope of Je­sus, 1953 At the House of the In­ter­pre­ter, 1956 Beyond the Gos­pels, 1957 Prayer Time in the Jun­ior School, with his son, Gre­gor Hamil­ton Dunk­er­ley, 1958 --www.hymntime.com/tch/  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Dear Father, whom we cannot see
Author: Roderic Dunkerley



The Cyber Hymnal #1221
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The Cyber Hymnal #1221

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