To God, in realms above, 'tis sweet to pray

To God, in realms above, 'tis sweet to pray

Author: E. A. Barnes
Tune: [To God, in realms above]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 To God, in realms above,
‘Tis sweet to pray;
To God, so rich in love,
‘Tis sweet to pray.
I call upon His name;
I do not call in vain;
Oh, it is mine to say,
‘Tis sweet to pray,
Sweet to pray!

2 As He is always near,
‘Tis sweet to pray;
As He will help to cheer,
‘Tis sweet to pray.
I know He cares for me;
I know His love so free;
Oh, it is mine to say,
‘Tis sweet to pray,
Sweet to pray!

3 At morning’s early light
‘Tis sweet to pray;
Then at the coming night
‘Tis sweet to pray.
I knock and I believe;
I ask and I receive;
Oh, it is mine to say,
‘Tis sweet to pray,
Sweet to pray!

Source: Fair as the Morning. Hymns and Tunes for Praise in the Sunday-School #9

Author: E. A. Barnes

Edward Albert Barnes, born January 24 1842. He was a life long resident of Chicago and a prolifich hymn writer, and active in the American Temperance Movement. Dianne Shapiro, from http://mms.newberry.org/html/BarnesE.html Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To God, in realms above, 'tis sweet to pray
Author: E. A. Barnes
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

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Fair as the Morning. Hymns and Tunes for Praise in the Sunday-School #9TextAudioPage Scan
Gates Ajar: a collection of hymns and tunes for use in Sunday schools, praise and prayer meetings #137Page Scan
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Loving Voices: for Sunday-school, church and home circle #21Page Scan
Windows of Heaven: hymns new and old for the church, sunday school and home (New ed.) #86Page Scan
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