While we lowly bow before thee

While we lowly bow before thee

Author: Daniel C. Colesworthy
Published in 26 hymnals

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1 While we lowly bow before Thee,
Wilt Thou, gracious Saviour, hear?
We are poor and needy sinners,
Full of doubt and full of fear;
Gracious Saviour, Gracious Saviour,
Make us humble and sincere.

2 Fill us with Thy Holy Spirit;
Sanctify us by Thy grace;
Oh, incline us more to love Thee,
And in dust our souls abase.
Hear us, Saviour, Hear us, Saviour,
And unveil Thy glorious face.

3 None in vain did ever ask Thee
For the Spirit of Thy love;
Hear us then, dear Saviour, hear us;
Grant an answer from above;
Blessèd Saviour, Blessèd Saviour,
Hear, and answer from above.

Amen.

Source: Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #206

Author: Daniel C. Colesworthy

Colesworthy, Daniel C., a printer, editor, and bookseller, was born at Portland, Maine, in 1810, and is now (1885) resident in Boston. He has published several volumes of verse, including Sabbath School Hymns, 1833; Opening Buds, 1838; The Year, 1873; and School is Out, 1876. Of his hymns the following are the best known:— 1. A little word in kindness spoken. Kindness. This appeared in his paper, The Portland Tribune, Sept. 25, 1841. 2. While we lowly bow before Thee. Close of Service. Included in E. Nason's Congregational Hymn Book, 1857, and thence has passed into several collections of later date, including Songs for the Sanctuary, N.Y., 1865-72; Laudes Domini, N. Y., 1884, and others. Mr. Colesworthy is a member… Go to person page >

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First Line: While we lowly bow before thee
Author: Daniel C. Colesworthy

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #153

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Book of Worship (Rev. ed.) #600

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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #206

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d1024

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #46

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #58

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #53

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Life-Time Hymns #217

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #932

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1271

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #189

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #189

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #189

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #189

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The Book of Worship #22

The Calvary Hymnal for Sunday School, Prayer Meeting and Church Service #d348

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d1021

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The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #789

The Hymns for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Congregations #d535

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #627

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The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #71

The Vestry Hymn Book #d553

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