Heavenly Father, hear thy children

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1 Heav'nly Father, hear Thy children,
As we come to Thee in prayer.
Help us always to remember
God is with us ev'rywhere.

Chorus:
God is with us! God is with us!
God is with us ev'rywhere.

2 Keep our hearts and minds from evil,
Help us walk in Jesus' way.
Make us loving, kind, and truthful,
Keep us safely night and day. [Chorus]

Source: The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #736

Author: Carrie B. Adams

Adams, Carrie Belle (Wilson). (Oxford, Ohio, July 28, 1859-1940). Father, David Wilson, song writer, teacher of music. Married, 1880 to Allyn G. Adams, moved to Terre Haute, Indiana. Director and organist, First Congregational Church; Central Christian Church. Teacher (1887-1895), Indiana State Normal School. Wrote many anthems and cantatas, secular and religious, many published by Lorenz. --Keith C. Clark, DNAH Archives… Go to person page >

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First Line: Heavenly Father, hear thy children
Author: Carrie B. Adams
Refrain First Line: God is with us

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VESPER HYMN (Bortnianski or Stevenson)

VESPER HYMN appeared in John A. Stevenson's Selection of Popular National Airs (1818) as a setting for Thomas Moore's "Hark! The Vesper Hymn Is Stealing." A footnote in that hymnal explained that Stevenson had added what is-now the first line of the retrain to a "Russian Air." Some later hymnals att…

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Happy Songs for Boys and Girls #d21
Songs of Cheer for Children #10Page Scan
The Children's Hymnal and Service Book #d57
The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #736Text
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