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Our Father, we may lisp that name

Our Father, we may lisp that name

Author: Mrs. Nichols
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Our Father! we may lisp that name,
When lowly at thy feet we bow;
Thy little children lightly blame,
For thou 'rt our only parent now!

2 We are a stricken, humble band,
With hearts that thrill to words of love,
And cling confiding to the hand
That points us to a home above.

3 Though 'mong the lowly of the earth,
Contented with our homely fare,
How cheerful was the orphan's hearth
Before cold Death had entered there!

4 No mother's voice soothes us to rest--
No father's smile our vision greets:
Yet we've a home in every breast
That with a tender feeling beats.

5 And thou hast raised us many a friend,
Not bound by ties of kindred blood;
Then let our hearts in prayer ascend
To thee, our Father, Saviour, God!

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #755

Author: Mrs. Nichols

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Text Information

First Line: Our Father, we may lisp that name
Author: Mrs. Nichols



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Hymns for Christian Devotion #788

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #788

The Golden Harp #d249

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The Gospel Psalmist #791

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The Voice of Praise #755

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