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Shut In With Thee

O Savior, teach us how to pray

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [O Savior, teach us how to pray]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O Saviour, teach us how to pray
And choose the words that we should speak;
While gathered here at close of day,
Thy throne of grace to humbly seek.

Shut out the world, and let us be
For one sweet hour shut in with Thee.

2 Thou knowest, Lord, how frail we are,
How prone to wander from Thy side;
O keep us safe within Thy care,
Be Thou our Shield, our Friend and Guide. [Refrain]

3 Eternal Spirit, Holy Dove,
To seal our hearts the pow’r is Thine;
Unite us in the bonds of love,
And keep us one, thro’ grace divine. [Refrain]

Source: Christian Endeavor Hymns #19

Author: Fanny Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: O Savior, teach us how to pray
Title: Shut In With Thee
Author: Fanny Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Shut out the world and let us be
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #10059
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #10059

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