Holy Lord, our hearts prepare

Holy Lord, our hearts prepare

Author: William Hiley Bathurst
Published in 30 hymnals

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1 Holy Lord, our hearts prepare
For the work of solemn prayer;
Grant, that while we bend the knee,
All our thoughts may turn to thee;
Let thy presence here be found,
Breathing peace and joy around.

2 While we come around thy throne,
Make thy power and glory known;
As thy children, may we call
On our Father, Lord of all,
And with confidence and fear
At thy footstool now appear.

3 Teach us, while we breathe our woes,
On thy promise to repose;
All thy tender love to trace
In the Saviour's work of grace;
Let us all, in faith, depend
On a gracious God and Friend.


Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #311

Author: William Hiley Bathurst

Bathurst, William Hiley , M.A., son of the Rt. Hon. Charles Bragge (afterwards Bathurst) some time M.P. for Bristol, born at Clevedale, near Bristol, Aug. 28, 1796, and educated at Winchester, and Christ Church, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1818. From 1820 to 1852 he held the Rectory of Barwick-in-Elmet, near Leeds. Resigning the Rectory in the latter year, through his inability to reconcile his doctrinal views with the Book of Common Prayer, he retired into private life, and died at Lydney Park, Gloucestershire, Nov. 25, 1877. His works include, The Georgics of Virgil: Translated by W. H. B., 1849; Metrical Musings; or, Thoughts on Sacred Subjects in Verse, 1849; and Psalms and Hymns for Public and Private Use, 1831 (2nd ed. 1842). This last… Go to person page >

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First Line: Holy Lord, our hearts prepare
Author: William Hiley Bathurst
Copyright: Public Domain

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American Sunday School Hymn Book. 2nd ed. #a24

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American Sunday School Hymn Book. New ed. #aa24

Canadian Sabbath-School Hymn Book #d107

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Church Melodies #736

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #29

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #29

Manual of Devotion and Selection of Hymns for ... Girard College for Orphans #d77

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #775

Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d149

Sunday School Service and Hymn Book arranged by the Sunday School Committee #d56

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The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #57a

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The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #24

The Book of Praise #d286

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The Christian Hymn Book #576

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The Congregational Hymn Book #355

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The Harp #1083

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a1083

The Modern Psalmist #d102

The Sabbath Chimes #d102

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The Sabbath School Harp #9

The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d107

The Sabbath School Lyre #d55

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The Sabbath School Lyre #149

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The Sunday School Chant and Tune Book #69

The Vestry Hymn Book #d173

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The Voice of Praise #311

Uplifting Songs, New and Old #d67

Vestry Songs #d89

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