Heavenly Father we adore thee at thy feet

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1 Heavenly Father, we adore thee!
At thy feet we humbly bow,
Met to worship, Lord, before thee;
Grant us each a blessing now.

2 Thou art gracious, Lord, forgive us
Every wrong that we have done;
Let no spirit false deceive us;
Bid thy Spirit make us one.

3 In the the name of Christ, our Savior,
Draw our minds from worldly care;
Grant us each thy special favor,
Hear our earnest, fervent prayer.

4 Few in number, yet delighting
In the truth which makes us free—
May that truth, our hearts uniting,
Help us each to trust in thee.

5 Deign to hear our invitation,
"By thy Spirit with us meet";
Let the prayer of inspiration
Be with all our wants replete.


Source: The Hymnal #46

Author: Mark H. Forscutt

Mark Hill Forscutt (19 June 1834 – 18 October 1903) was an English hymn writer and a leader in several denominations of the Latter Day Saint movement. A convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), Forscutt broke with that denomination for a number of reasons, not the least of which was the practice of plural marriage. Forscutt went on to serve in leadership positions in the Morrisite sect and later in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS Church). Forscutt was born in Godmanchester, England. When Forscutt joined the LDS Church as a 19-year-old in 1853, his father disowned him and insisted that he move out of his childhood home. From 1855 to 1860, Forscutt was a missionary for the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Heavenly Father we adore thee at thy feet
Author: Mark H. Forscutt
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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