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God of heaven, hear our singing

God of heaven, hear our singing

Author: Frances Ridley Havergal (1869)
Published in 9 hymnals

Representative Text

1 God in heaven, hear our singing;
Only little ones are we,
Yet a great petition bringing,
Father, now we come to Thee.

2 Let Thy kingdom come, we pray Thee!
Let the world in Thee find rest;
Let all know Thee and obey Thee,
Loving, praising, blessing, blest!

3 Let the sweet and joyful story
Of the Saviour's wondrous love,
Wake on earth a song of glory,
Like the angel's song above.

4 Father, send the glorious hour.
Every heart be Thine alone!
For the kingdom and the power,
And the glory, are Thine own.


Source: Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church #563

Author: Frances Ridley Havergal

Havergal, Frances Ridley, daughter of the Rev. W. H. Havergal, was born at Astley, Worcestershire, Dec. 14, 1836. Five years later her father removed to the Rectory of St. Nicholas, Worcester. In August, 1850, she entered Mrs. Teed's school, whose influence over her was most beneficial. In the following year she says, "I committed my soul to the Saviour, and earth and heaven seemed brighter from that moment." A short sojourn in Germany followed, and on her return she was confirmed in Worcester Cathedral, July 17, 1853. In 1860 she left Worcester on her father resigning the Rectory of St. Nicholas, and resided at different periods in Leamington, and at Caswall Bay, Swansea, broken by visits to Switzerland, Scotland, and North Wales. She died… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God of heaven, hear our singing
Author: Frances Ridley Havergal (1869)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1918
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church #563

The Book of Praise #799

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The Church Hymnal #578

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The Church Hymnal #578

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The Hymnal #578

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The Packer Hymnal #194

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The Presbyterian Book of Praise #565

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The Presbyterian Book of Praise #565

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