Once more, before we part, Great God, attend our prayer

Once more, before we part, Great God, attend our prayer

Author: Robert S. Hawker
Published in 21 hymnals

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1 Once more, before we part,
Great God, attend our prayer,
And seal the gospel on the heart
Of all assembled here.

2 And if we meet no more
On Zion's holy ground,
Oh, may we reach that blissful shore
Whither Thy saints are bound.

Source: Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #596

Author: Robert S. Hawker

Hawker, Robert Stephen, M.A., grandson of Dr. Robert Hawker, was born at Plymouth, Dec. 3, 1804, and educated at Pembroke College, Oxford (B.A. 1828, M.A. 1836). On taking Holy Orders in 1829, he became Curate of Wellcombe, Devon, and in 1834 Vicar of Morwenstow, Cornwall. He died at Morwenstow, Aug. 15, 1873, having been received into the Roman Catholic communion the previous evening. He published several poetical works, including Ecclesia, 1840, in which some of his hymns appeared. Hymns by him were also published in Lyra Messianica, 1864. His “Child Jesus, a Cornish Carol," beginning, "Welcome, that star in Judah's sky," appeared in both these works. Very few of his hymns are in common use. -- John Julian, D… Go to person page >

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First Line: Once more, before we part, Great God, attend our prayer
Author: Robert S. Hawker

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A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #452

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #416

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #596

Choice Hymns of the Faith #d319

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Hymns for Social Worship: collected from various authors #D6

Hymns of Worship and Remembrance #d237

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #756

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Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #756

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The Book of Worship #463

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