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The quiet hour

In this quiet sacred hour

Author: H. W. Flickinger
Tune: [In this quiet sacred hour]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 In this quiet sacred hour,
Gathered round the mercy seat,
Waiting for the Spirit’s pow’r,
Low we bow at Jesus’ feet.

2 Meeting in His precious name,
In our midst will He appear;
And a blessing each may claim,
For His promised word is clear.

3 Thanking Him for mercies past—
Mercies, morning, noon and night;
Grace that daily holds me fast,
Strength and will to do the right.

4 Pardon for our sins we ask,
Vict’ry o’er the tempter’s power;
Wisdom for the daily task,
Guidance in the darkest hour.

5 Precious moments thus to spend
In communion with our Lord;
Prayer and praise to sweetly blend,
With the reading of His word.

6 Loving Saviour, dearest Friend,
We adore and worship Thee;
May Thy grace our steps attend,
Till we reach our home with Thee.

Source: Alexander's Hymns No. 4 #125

Author: H. W. Flickinger

Henry W. Flickinger, the noted penman and author, seventh in the family of Peter Flickinger, was born Aug. 30, 1845. He was a native of Ickesburg, Saville township, Perry County, Pa. Here he was reared and in his boyhood enlisted as a soldier in the Civil war. After attending the public and some select schools of his native county, on July 18, 1864, at Camp Curtis, Harrisburg, he was enrolled a member of Co. D., 1st Bat., to serve 100 days. He was appointed fifer of the company and clerk for the captain, Samuel R. Faber. Among his associates in this company were his brother, Martin Flickinger; Corporal A. J. Kochenderfer, and a mess-mate and sergeant, George Flickinger. He was discharged by the general order at the close of the war, July 20… Go to person page >

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First Line: In this quiet sacred hour
Title: The quiet hour
Author: H. W. Flickinger