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Upon my knees before the throne

Upon my knees before the throne

Author: Fred J. Shields
Tune: [Upon my knees before the throne]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Upon my knees before the throne,
I love to talk with God alone,
I know He hears, I know He sees
Me as I wait upon my knees.

Refrain:
Upon my knees, upon my knees,
I know He hears, I know He sees;
My faith grows strong, the tempter flees,
While I am there upon my knees.

2 Upon my knees I find relief,
From ev’ry sorrow care and grief,
Christ lifts my load with greatest ease
While I am waiting, on my knees. [Refrain]

3 Upon my knees He gives me grace
To run with patience, life’s short race,
My strength renewed, my weakness leaves
While I am there upon my knees. [Refrain]

4 Upon my knees, a soft retreat,
His Spirit guides me—O how sweet,
His presence seemed a heav’nly breeze
And thrills me there upon my knees. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Glory #51

Author: Fred J. Shields

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Text Information

First Line: Upon my knees before the throne
Author: Fred J. Shields

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Calvary's Praises #49

Crowns of Rejoicing #d241

Enduring Hymns #d227

Gospel Bells #d227

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The King of Glory #51

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