The hour of prayer.@Acts 3:1
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Fanny Crosby (1820–1915)

Fan­ny Cros­by, in Sun­ny-Side Songs, ed­it­ed by How­ard Doane (New York and Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: Big­low & Main, 1893), num­ber 54.

W. How­ard Doane (🔊 pdf nwc).

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W. Howard Doane (1832–1915)

There’s an hour that comes
Like a healing balm,
When evening’s shades are falling,
And we lay our cares
At the Savior’s feet,
His gift of grace recalling.

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Lovingly now, fervently now,
Welcome this hour
Of holy calm so sweet;
Lovingly now, fervently now,
Breathing the prayer of faith
At Jesus’ feet.

’Tis the hour of prayer
That renews our strength,
Makes our Christian duty clearer;
’Tis the hour of prayer
And its power that draws
Our heav’nly home still nearer.

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’Tis the prayer of faith
That dispels our clouds,
Gives joy beyond expression,
For it fills our hearts,
And it crowns our lives
With all that’s worth possessing.

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