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The Answer Is On The Way

Your prayer shall be answered

Author: Carrie Ellis Breck
Tune: [Your prayer shall be answered]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Your prayer shall be answered,
Hear the Father’s word of cheer,
“Ere they call I will answer,
While they’re speaking I will hear.”
If your soul still is trusting,
He will never say thee nay;
The answer is coming,
It is now on the way.

Now on the way, now on the way,
The answer is coming,
It is now on the way.

2 His word faileth never;
Oh, ’tis blessèd to believe;
’Tis the soul that is steadfast
Wondrous blessings shall receive.
Yea! His promise remaineth
Though stars should flee away;
The answer is coming,
It is now on the way. [Refrain]

3 His grace is unmeasured,
Reaching into realms afar,
And He yearns to bestow it
Ever where the needy are.
Ask, oh! ask and believing,
God will hear you when you pray,
The answer is coming,
It is now on the way. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8945

Author: Carrie Ellis Breck

Carrie Ellis Breck was born 22 January 1855 in Vermont and raised in a Christian home. She later moved to Vineland, New Jersy, and then to Portland, Oregon. She wrote verse and prose for religious and household publications, In 1884 she married Frank A. Breck. She has written between fourteen and fifteen hundred hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) See also Mrs. Frank A. Breck. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Your prayer shall be answered
Title: The Answer Is On The Way
Author: Carrie Ellis Breck
Refrain First Line: Now on the way
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #8945
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #8945

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