Scripture Verse

Call upon Me in the day of trouble.@Psalm 50:15

Introduction

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Fanny Crosby
(1820–1915)

Words: Fan­ny Cros­by, in Young Peo­ple’s Songs of Praise, by Ira D. San­key (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: Big­low & Main, 1902), num­ber 34.

Music: Bangalore Hart P. Danks, 1902 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Hart P. Danks
(1834–1903)

Lyrics

Pray on, pray on, believing one,
God’s promised word is sure,
That they shall overcome by faith
Who to the end endure;
Pray on, pray on, O weary not,
The cross with patience bear,
And though its burden weighs us down,
The Lord will answer prayer.

His eye foresees our greatest good,
While we at best are weak,
And thus in wisdom He withholds
The boon that oft we seek;
And yet His all-sufficient grace
He bids us freely share,
And in a way we little know,
The Lord will answer prayer.

With anxious thoughts for those we love,
How oft our hearts are filled,
But soon the clouds are rolled away,
The troubled ways are stilled;
Then murmur not, but trust in Him
Who knows our every care,
And better far than we can ask,
The Lord will answer prayer.