Speak, Lord, in the Stillness

Speak, Lord, in the stillness

Author: Emily Crawford (1920)
Tune: QUIETUDE (Green)
Published in 28 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Speak, Lord, in the stillness
while I wait on Thee;
hushed my heart to listen
in expectancy.

2 Speak, O blessed Master,
in this quiet hour;
let me see your face, Lord,
feel your touch of power.

3 For the words You speak, Lord,
they are life indeed;
living bread from heaven,
now on my spirit feed!

4 All to You is yielded,
I am not my own;
blissful, glad surrender,
I am yours alone.

5 Fill me with the knowledge
of your glorious will;
all your own good pleasure
in your child fulfill.


Source: Renew! Songs & Hymns for Blended Worship #96

Author: Emily Crawford

Emily May Grimes Crawford is described in the author index of the Book of Common Praise (Toronto, 1938) as a Canadian Anglican [as author of "The Master comes! He calls for thee], which she altogether was nor was not. The hymn was first published in London by the Church Missionary Society (CMS) in 1890, before Emily May Grimes had ever left her native England. In 1893, she went to South Africa under CMS sponsorship to work among the Pondo tribe; then, in 1904, she married T.W.W. Crawford, M.D., and went to work with him among the Kikuyu of Kenya. Her career thus far is outlined in Julian (1907), p. 1712. The mission station at which the bride arrived had indeed been started by the CMS, but had been turned over to the newly-formed mission… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Speak, Lord, in the stillness
Title: Speak, Lord, in the Stillness
Author: Emily Crawford (1920)
Meter: 6.5.6.5
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #5720
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Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Church Family Worship #174

Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #624

Complete Mission Praise #608

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #253

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Renew! Songs & Hymns for Blended Worship #96

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Sing Joyfully #157

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The Cyber Hymnal #5720

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The Worshiping Church #585

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