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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Father, we pray for those who dwell

Father, we pray for those who dwell

Author: Miss Fletcher
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Father! we pray for those who dwell
Within the prison's gloomy cell!
For those whose souls are bending low
Beneath the weight of guilt and woe.

2 Thy love hath kept our thorny way,
And saved us from sin's iron sway;
Our brethren in a weaker hour
Have yielded to temptation's power.

3 Teach us, with humble hearts, to feel
How darkly on our brows the seal
Of guilt might now perchance be set,
Had we the same temptation met.

4 Then while the error we would shun,
We ssill would aid the erring one
To turn from sin's unpitying sway
To virtue's fair and pleasant way.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #1006

Author: Miss Fletcher

See Carney, T. J. Mrs., b. 1823 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Father, we pray for those who dwell
Author: Miss Fletcher



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Church Harmonies #889

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #816

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #816

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d158

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The Gospel Psalmist #794

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The Voice of Praise #1006

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