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Jesus, this midday hour of prayer

Jesus, this midday hour of prayer

Author: P. H. Brown
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Jesus, this mid-day hour of prayer
We consecrate to thee;
Forgetful of each earthly care,
We would thy glory see.

2 We come thy presence to implore;
Oh, teach us how to pray!
Impart to us thy Spirit's power--
Thy saving grace display.

3 Baptize with energy divine
The contrite soul afresh;
Oh, bow the stubborn will to thine,
And give the heart of flesh.

4 Unite our heart, unite our tongues,
In lofty praise to thee;
Accept the tribute of our songs,
Thou Holy One in Three.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #310

Author: P. H. Brown

Brown, Phoebe, née Hinsdale. A member of the Congregational body, born at Canaan, Columbia County, New York, May 1, 1783, she was left an orphan when two years old. At nine she fell into the hands of a relative who kept a county gaol. These, says her son, "were years of intense and cruel suffering. The tale of her early life which she has left her children is a narrative of such deprivations, cruel treatment, and toil, as it breaks my heart to read." Escaping from this bondage at 18, she was sought by kind people, and sent for three months to a common school at Claverack, N.Y., where she learned to write, and made profession of faith in Christ. In 1805 she was married to Timothy H. Brown, a painter, and subsequently lived at East Windsor a… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, this midday hour of prayer
Author: P. H. Brown

Notes

Jesus, this mid-day hour. Noon. "Written by special request for the Fulton Street [Noon] Prayer Meeting," about 1857. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.]

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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The Church Hymn Book #d505

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The Voice of melody #45b

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The Voice of Praise #310

Union Prayer Meeting Hymns #d121

Union Prayer Meeting Hymns #d122

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Young Singer's Friend #a62

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