Once more, O Lord, we pray

Once more, O Lord, we pray

Author: William Cushing
Tune: [Once more, O Lord, we pray]
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Once more, O Lord, we pray,
Put Thy strong armor on;
Strike down the shield of Satan’s pow’r;
Let victory be won.

Refrain:
Once more, O Lord, once more
Thy blessing we implore;
In Thy great name let vict’ry sweep
Thro’ Zion’s gates once more.

2 Lord Jesus, come today;
Let souls before Thee bow;
Be this Thine hour of triumph, Lord;
Oh, send salvation now. [Refrain]

3 Lord Jesus, come and reign;
Let error’s empire fall;
We long to see Thy glory shine,
And crown Thee Lord of all. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 2 #77

Author: William Cushing

Rv William Orcutt Cushing USA 1823-1903. Born at Hingham, MA, he read the Bible as a teenager and became a follower of the Orthodox Christian school of thought. At age 18 he decided to become a minister, following in his parents theology. His first pastorate was at the Christian Church, Searsburg, NY. He married Hena Proper in 1854. She was a great help to him throughout his ministry. He ministered at several NY locations over the years, including Searsburg, Auburn, Brookley, Buffalo, and Sparta. Hena died in 1870, and he returned to Searsburg, again serving as pastor there. Working diligently with the Sunday school, he was dearly beloved by young and old. Soon after, he developed a creeping paralysis that caused him to lose his… Go to person page >

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First Line: Once more, O Lord, we pray
Author: William Cushing

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Sacred Songs No. 2 #77

Sacred Songs No. 2 (words ed.) #d130

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Young People's Songs of Praise #143

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