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Father, let Thy smiling face

Father, let Thy smiling face

Author: T. V. Moore
Tune: HAVEN (Lemare)
Published in 3 hymnals

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1. Father, let Thy smiling face
Here within this holy place,
Sweetly shining on my heart,
Bid all sinful thoughts depart.

2. Jesus, Thou whose ceaseless love
Intercedes for us above,
Bend to me Thy listening ear,
Make my wayward heart sincere.

3. Comforter of all the saints,
Gently heal my soul’s complaints;
May a foretaste now be given
Of the Sabbath day of Heaven.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1471

Author: T. V. Moore

Moore, Thomas Vernon, b. at Newville, Penn., Feb. 1,1818, ordained in 1842. He was Moderator of the Presbyterian Assembly in 1867, and d. at Nashville, Ten., Aug. 5, 1871. His hymn, "Father, let Thy smiling face" (Holy Trinity), in The New Psalms & Hymns (Presb.), Richmond, Va., 1901, is dated 1866. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907) Obituary from the Richmond Daily Dispatch 7 August 1871 (morning edition), in DNAH Archives. Go to person page >

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First Line: Father, let Thy smiling face
Author: T. V. Moore

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The Cyber Hymnal #1471
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