Meditation and Prayer Archive

488 – At First I Prayed for Light

1 At first I prayed for light: Could I but see the way, How gladly, swiftly would I walk To everlasting day! 2 And next I prayed for strength: That I might tread the road With firm, unfaltering feet, and win The heaven’s …

489 – Jesus, Lover of My Soul

1 Jesus, lover of my soul, Let me to thy bosom fly, While the billows near me roll, While the tempest still is high; Hide me, O my Savior, hide! Till the storm of life is past; Safe into the haven guide, O …

490 – Jesus, Lover of My Soul

1 Jesus, lover of my soul, let me to Thy bosom fly, While the nearer waters roll, while the tempest still is high. Hide me, O my Savior, hide, till the storm of life is past; Safe into the haven guide; O receive …

491 – In the Hour of Trial

1 In the hour of trial, Jesus, plead for me, Lest by base denial I depart from Thee; When Thou see’st me waver, with a look recall, Nor, for fear or favor, suffer me to fall. 2 With forbidden pleasures would this vain …

492 – Like Jesus

1 Teach, me, Father, what to say; Teach me, Father, how to pray; Teach me all along the way How to be like Jesus. Refrain: I would be like Jesus, I would be like Jesus! Help me, Lord, to daily grow More and …

493 – Fill My Cup Lord

1 Like the woman at the well I was seeking For things that could not satisfy: And then I heard my Savior speaking: ” Draw from my well that never shall run dry”. Refrain Fill my cup Lord, I lift it up, Lord! …

494 – We Would See Jesus

1 “We would see Jesus;” for the shadows lengthen Across the little landscape of our life; We would see Jesus, our weak faith to strengthen For the last conflict, in this mortal strife. 2 “We would see Jesus,” Rock of our salvation, Where …

495 – Near to the Heart of God

1 There is a place of quiet rest, near to the heart of God; a place where sin cannot molest, near to the heart of God. Refrain O Jesus, blest Redeemer, sent from the heart of God, hold us who wait before thee …

496 – Eternal Love, We Have No Good

1 Eternal Love, we have no good to bring Thee, No single good of all our hands have wrought, No worthy music have we found to sing Thee, No jewelled word, no quick up soaring thought. 2 And yet we come; and when …

497 – O Gracious Father of Mankind

1 O gracious Father of mankind, Our spirits’ unseen friend; High heaven’s Lord, our hearts’ dear guest, To Thee our prayers ascend. 2 Thou dost not wait till human speech Thy gifts divine implore; Our dreams, our aims, our work, our lives Are …
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