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Father, before thy throne my soul would bow

Father, before thy throne my soul would bow

Author: Eliza M. Sherman
Tune: [Father, before Thy throne]
Published in 6 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Father, before Thy throne
My soul would bow;
Ne'er have I asked in vain;
O hear me now;
Hear Thou the pray'r I make,
Answer for Jesus' sake;
Bid faith and love awake
Within my heart.

2 Father, this heart of mine,
Which now I bring,
Lies down before Thy feet,
A guilty thing;
Kindle it altar fire,
Thou hope and zeal inspire;
Wake Thou its silent lyre
In praise to Thee.

3 Thou art our dwelling place
In every age;
In Thy sweet love we trace
Our heritage--
Our refuge from the storm,
Our shelter safe and warm;
Help us our vows perform,
Father divine.

Source: Joyful Lays: a new collection of songs, prepared and adapted for the Sunday School #101

Author: Eliza M. Sherman

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Text Information

First Line: Father, before thy throne my soul would bow
Author: Eliza M. Sherman
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

The Cyber Hymnal #8743

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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