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O Jesus, answer prayer

We know, dear Lord, thy gracious ear

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [We know, dear Lord, Thy gracious ear]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 We know, dear Lord, Thy gracious ear
Will not refuse our call,
For Thou dost hear the raven’s cry,
And mark the sparrow’s fall.

We come before Thy throne of grace
And ask, while kneeling there,
A stronger faith and deeper love—
O Jesus, answer prayer.

2 We ask a faith that shines more bright
Than midday’s golden sun;
A love that seeketh not its own,
But cries: Thy will be done! [Refrain]

3 We ask a faith that will not faint,
Whate’er its toil may be;
A hope secure upon the Rock,
Its anchor firm on Thee. [Refrain]

4 We ask a love that envies not,
A love that thinks no ill;
A love that hopes, believes, endures,
And yet is patient still. [Refrain]

Source: Awakening Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #119

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We know, dear Lord, thy gracious ear
Title: O Jesus, answer prayer
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: We come before thy throne of grace



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Awakening Songs for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #119TextAudioPage Scan
Gospel Hymns and Songs: for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #119Page Scan
Rodeheaver's Sunday School Songs #d214
Songs of Conquest, for Use in Public Worship, Prayer Services, etc. #d212
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