O Thou Who Hearest

Representative Text

O Thou who hearest every heartfelt prayer,
With Thy rich grace, Lord, all our hearts prepare;
Thou art our Life, Thou art our Love and Light,
O let this Sabbath hour with Thee be bright!

Amen.

Source: The Hymnbook #532

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O thou who hearest every heartfelt prayer
Title: O Thou Who Hearest
Author: Anonymous
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

MORECAMBE

MORECAMBE was composed in 1870 by Frederick C. Atkinson (b. Norwich, England, 1841; d. East Dereham, England, 1896) as a setting for Henry Lyte's "Abide with Me" (442). It was first published in G. S. Barrett and E.J. Hopkins's Congregational Church Hymnal (1887). The tune is named for a coastal tow…

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Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #5387
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Instances

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #604

Hymns of the Saints #16

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The Cyber Hymnal #5387

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