Our Prayer

Father, hear us as we pray, guard and keep us day by day

Author: Ida F. Leyda
Tune: [Father, hear us as we pray]
Published in 9 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Father, hear us as we pray;
Guard and keep us day by day;
Help us feel Thy loving care,
Ev'ry day and ev'rywhere.

2 Help us to be good and true,
Jesus' work on earth to do;
All we have with others share,
Ev'ry day and ev'rywhere.

Source: Primary School Carols: a Hymnal for the Beginners' and Primary Departments of Sunday Schools #35

Author: Ida F. Leyda

Buried: Harrison Cemetery, Wapello, Iowa. Leyda’s husband apparently had a publishing company in Wapello, Iowa, and (perhaps later) Chicago, Illinois. Her works include: Junior Hymns and Carols. A Book of Hymns and Services for the Junior Department, 1911 Carols: A Book of Songs and Services for the Beginners and Primary Grades of the Sunday School, 1914 Melodies; for Children’s Voices in the Home and Sunday School (Chicago, Illinois: Leyda Publishing Company, 1916) http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/l/e/y/leyda_if.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Father, hear us as we pray, guard and keep us day by day
Title: Our Prayer
Author: Ida F. Leyda
Language: English
Publication Date: 1912
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Bless the Lord #d3

Carols #d6

Carols #ad6

Carols #d2

Children's Carols #d7

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Primary School Carols #35

School Carols #d65

Songs for Little Children #d11

The Call to Praise #d24

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