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O Lord, who art with two or three

O Lord, who art with two or three

Author: Horace L. Hastings
Tune: ZEPHYR (Bradbury)
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 O Lord, who art with two or three,
Met in Thy name to worship Thee;
Grant Thou that we may know Thee near,
And Thy sweet Spirit’s whisper hear.

2 Touch’d with the feeling of our woe,
Thou dost our need and nature know;
Oh, may we now, to seek Thy face,
Come boldly to a throne of grace.

3 Thou art our helper, ever near,
Thou knowest all we feel or fear;
Bless us in whom Thy grace hath wrought,
Above our pray’r, above our thought.

4 We know not how to ask aright,
Unless Thy Spirit gives us light,
Oh, in the deep, unspoken cries,
Make all our wants and needs to rise.

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #356

Author: Horace L. Hastings

Hastings, Horace Lorenzo, was born at Blandford, Mass., Nov. 26, 1831; commenced writing hymns, and preaching, in his 17th year, and laboured as an evangelist in various parts of the U. S. In 1866 he established The Christian, a monthly paper, in which many of his hymns have appeared, and in 1865 the Scriptural Tract Repository in Boston. He published Social Hymns, Original and Selected, Boston, 1865; Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part i., 1880; and in August, 1886, the same completed, to tho extent of 1533 hymns, 450 of which are original and signed "H." The best known of these is "Shall we meet beyond the river," written in N. Y. city, 1858, and lately published as a leaflet in 14 stanzas of 8 lines. The text i… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Lord, who art with two or three
Author: Horace L. Hastings

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Gloria Deo #356

Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part I #d170

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Songs of Pilgrimage #168

The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #d456

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