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To God Will I Direct My Prayer

To God will I direct my prayer

Tune: FILLMORE (Ingalls)
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 To God will I direct my prayer,
And He will make my needs HI care;
I trust Him still, though in my grief
No answer yet has brought relief;
With hands stretched out through all the night,
Uncomforted I sought for light.

2 The thought of God brought me no peace,
But rather made my fears increase;
With sleepless eyes and speechless pain
My fainting spirit grieved in vain;
The blessedness of long ago
Made deeper still my present woe.

3 Recalling days when faith was bright,
When songs of gladness filled my night,
I pondered o'er my grievous woes
And searching questioning arose:
Will God cast off, and nevermore
His favor to my soul restore?

4 I asked in fear and bitterness,
Will God forsake me in distress?
Shall I His promise faithless find?
Has God forgotten to be kind?
Has He in anger hopelessly
Removed His love and grace from me?

5 These doubts and fears that troubled me
Were born of my infirmity;
Tho' I am weak, God is most high,
And on His goodness I rely;
Of all His wonders I will tell,
And on His deeds my thoughts shall dwell.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: To God will I direct my prayer
Title: To God Will I Direct My Prayer
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Language: English

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6580
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

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