While we lowly bow before Thee

While we lowly bow before Thee

Author: Daniel C. Colesworthy
Published in 29 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.


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 >

Text Information

First Line: While we lowly bow before Thee
Author: Daniel C. Colesworthy
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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