Gracious Father, lend thine ear

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1 Gracious Father lend thine ear,
Deign our humble songs to hear;
Purer praise we hope to bring
When around thy throne we sing.

2 While on earth ordained to stay,
Guide our footsteps in thy way,
Till we come to dwell with thee,
Till we all thy glory see.

3 Then, with angel-harps again,
We will wake a nobler strain;
There, in joyful songs of praise,
Our triumphant voices raise.


Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #17

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First Line: Gracious Father, lend thine ear

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HENDON

HENDON was composed by Henri A. Cesar Malan (b. Geneva, Switzerland, 1787; d. Vandoeuvres, Switzerland, 1864) and included in a series of his own hymn texts and tunes that he began to publish in France in 1823, and which ultimately became his great hymnal Chants de Sion (1841). HENDON is thought to…

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