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The Hearer and Answerer of Prayer

O brother, on life’s rugged pathway

Author: Geo. O. Webster
Tune: [O brother, on life’s rugged pathway]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 O brother, on life’s rugged pathway,
Oft tempted to faint and despair,
Remember our Father in heaven
Will ever give heed to your pray’r.

Refrain:
He heareth your cry, all your need he’ll supply,
His arms everlasting will surely upbear;
Your courage renew, he careth for you,
And he will both hear you and answer your pray’r.

2 The load may press hard that he gives you,
But strength he will give you to bear;
And ere you shall faint ‘neath the burden,
Remember the Hearer of pray’r. [Refrain]

3 Life’s sorrows may thickly surround you,
Your heart may be weary with care;
But comfort and help all sufficient
Are found in the Hearer of pray’r. [Refrain]

4 The way thro’ the valley and shadow
Leads on to a home bright and fair,
One only can lighten this darkness,
And he is the Hearer of pray’r. [Refrain]

5 Keep close to his side as you journey,
Trust ever his love and his care,
For nothing of evil can harm you
While close to the Hearer of pray’r. [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song Number Two #94

Author: Geo. O. Webster

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Text Information

First Line: O brother, on life’s rugged pathway
Title: The Hearer and Answerer of Prayer
Author: Geo. O. Webster
Refrain First Line: He heareth your cry, all your need he’ll supply
Publication Date: 1908
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



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