Just now, O Lord, we need Thee

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1 Just now, O Lord, we need thee,
Just now for help we cry,
Thou art our only refuge,
To thee alone we fly.
Temptations sore beset us,
The flesh indeed is weak,
Within thine arms enfold us,
Their shelter now we seek.

Just now, O Lord, draw near us,
As here we humbly bow;
Incline thine ear and hear us,
And answer, Lord, just now.

2 Just now wilt thou receive us,
Nothing to bring have we,
O fill us with thy Spirit,
Our strength and wisdom be.
Alone we cannot conquer
The foes we daily meet,
But, Lord, when thou art with us,
The victory is complete. [Chorus]

3 Just now, our Father, hear us,
And answer our request,
Free us from Satan's bondage,
From doubts give perfect rest.
Create clean hearts within us,
And pure desires instil;
Let touches of thy mercy,
Our very being thrill. [Chorus]

Source: The Golden Sheaf: a collection of choice hymns and songs especially designed for Sunday schools, loyal worker's meetings, prayer and social services (Enl. ed.) #74

Author: Ella E. Miles

Miles, Ella Elizabeth. (Athol, Massachusetts, March 24, 1855--December 29, 1914, Holden, Mass.) Advent Christian. Daughter of W.W. Boyden and wife of James A. Miles, she began writing poems and hymns at the age of fifteen. Many of them appeared in early hymn books of her church. --Moses C. Crouse, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Just now, O Lord, we need Thee
Author: Ella E. Miles
Refrain First Line: Just now, O Lord, draw near us
Copyright: Public Domain



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