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He Prayed

Jesus went upon the mountain that He might commune with God

Author: E. M. Bartlett
Tune: [Jesus went upon the mountain that He might commune with God]
Published in 15 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Jesus went upon the mountain that He might commune with God,
He prayed, He prayed,
On the hills of old Judea which my blessed Savior trod,
He prayed, He prayed.

Refrain:
He prayed, He prayed;
Jesus prayed unto the Father ev’ry day,
From the manger to the cross;
Not a moment’s time was lost,
Jesus prayed onto the Father all the way.

2 Out upon the rolling waters when the storm His vessel tossed,
He prayed, He prayed;
Then the winds and waves obeyed Him and He safely went across,
He prayed, He prayed. [Refrain]

3 All alone while in the garden where He sweat great drops as blood,
He prayed, He prayed;
Not my will but Thine be done, my Father, was His pray’r to God,
He prayed, He prayed. [Refrain]

4 When upon the cross of Calv’ry in His agony and pain,
He prayed, He prayed;
That the Father might forgive them whom the Son of God had slain,
He prayed, He prayed. [Refrain]

Source: Soul Inspiring Songs #94

Author: E. M. Bartlett

E. M. Bartlett was born December 24, 1883 in Waynesville, Missouri. His family later moved to Sebastian County, Arkansas. Bartlett received training as a music teacher and was a leader in developing Southern gospel music. He was employed by Central Music Company, a publisher of shape note singing books based in Hartford, which was owned by David Moore and Will H. Ramsey. Bartlett persuaded Moore and John A. McClung to partner with him to form Hartford Music Company. In 1921, Bartlett established the Hartford Music Institute, a shape note school. He provided opportunities for many songwriters and musicians in gospel music, including Albert E. Brumley. In 1939 he suffered a stroke and afterwards wrote "Victory in Jesus." Dianne Shapiro, fr… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus went upon the mountain that He might commune with God
Title: He Prayed
Author: E. M. Bartlett
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus prayed unto the Father every day

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)

Celestial Songs for all Purposes #d71

Chimes of Glory No. 3 #d46

Church Hymnal #254

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 3 #30

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 4 #d105

Gospel Sunshine #d87

Humbard Family Songs #d48

Primitive Baptist Hymnal #d185

Revival Gems (with supplement Pearls of Song) #d26

Revival Message #d76

Songs of Old-Time Power #d90

TextAudioPage Scan

Soul Inspiring Songs #94

The Complete Church Hymnal #d158

The Old School Hymnal No. 7. Rev. #d154

Vocal Gems #d67

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