Savior, when we call, O hear us

Savior, when we call, O hear us

Author: Thomas Kelly
Tune: SAVIOR WHEN WE CALL
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 Savior, when we call, O hear us;
In the trying hour be near us,
Lest the foe should prove too strong:
To thy mercy we betake us;
Never leave us, nor forsake us;
Power and grace to Thee belong.

2 Other help than Thine we have not;
Other help than Thine we crave not;
'Tis enough if we have this:
This from every ill secures us;
Every blessing this ensures us;
More than life Thy favor is.

3 Keep us on Thy strength relying,
In Thy name the foe defying;
Till Thy coming bring us peace.
O how sweet the thought, and cheering,
In the day of Thine appearing
Trouble shall for ever cease.

Source: The Lutheran Hymnary #271

Author: Thomas Kelly

Kelly, Thomas, B.A., son of Thomas Kelly, a Judge of the Irish Court of Common Pleas, was born in Dublin, July 13, 1769, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was designed for the Bar, and entered the Temple, London, with that intention; but having undergone a very marked spiritual change he took Holy Orders in 1792. His earnest evangelical preaching in Dublin led Archbishop Fowler to inhibit him and his companion preacher, Rowland Hill, from preaching in the city. For some time he preached in two unconsecrated buildings in Dublin, Plunket Street, and the Bethesda, and then, having seceded from the Established Church, he erected places of worship at Athy, Portarlington, Wexford, &c, in which he conducted divine worship and preached. H… Go to person page >

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First Line: Savior, when we call, O hear us
Author: Thomas Kelly
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Concordia Hymnal. Rev. #d327

The Concordia Hymnal #d326

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The Lutheran Hymnary #271

Young People's Luther League Convention Song Book. 12th ed. #d83

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