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How sweet is the blessing our hearts find in prayer

How sweet is the blessing our hearts find in prayer

Author: Charles M. Lewis
Tune: [How sweet is the blessing our hearts find in prayer]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 How sweet is the blessing our hearts find in pray’r!
What comfort and peace it inspires!
A refuge in sorrow, a solace in care,
A shield in temptation’s fierce fires.

Refrain:
Prayer, prayer,
Balm for wounded hearts;
Prayer, prayer,
Shield for Satan’s darts;
Prayer, prayer,
Safeguard all the way,
Till life’s rugged path leads up
To realms of day.

2 How blest the assurance, when trials assail,
That pray’r brings us strength to o’ercome;
That our pleadings for succor shall ever prevail,
Till at length we shall reach that blest home. [Refrain]

3 The young and the aged rejoice in its power,
The weak and the weary at heart;
Through life’s toilsome journey, in death’s trying hour
Its promises will not depart. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #13

Author: Charles M. Lewis

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Text Information

First Line: How sweet is the blessing our hearts find in prayer
Author: Charles M. Lewis

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9366
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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