Yes, prayer is strong, and God is good

Yes, prayer is strong, and God is good

Author: John Sterling
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Yes! prayer is strong, and God is good;
Man is not made for endless ill;
The offending soul, in darkest mood,
Hath yet a hope, a refuge still.

Thou, God, wilt hear; these pangs are meant
To heal the spirit, not destroy;
And even remorse, for chastening sent,
When Thou commandest, works for joy.



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #206

Author: John Sterling

Sterling was born at Kames Castle, Bute, July 20, 1806, and died at Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Sep. 18, 1844. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907… Go to person page >

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