Sweet Hour of Prayer - Iris DeMent

Sweet hour of prayer! sweet hour of prayer!
that calls me from a world of care,
and bids me to my Father's throne
make all my wants, my wishes known.
In seasons of distress and grief,
my soul has often found relief,
and oft escaped the tempter's snare
by thy return, sweet hour of prayer!

Sweet hour of prayer! sweet hour of prayer!
thy wings shall my petition bear
to him whose truth and faithfulness
engage the waiting soul to bless.
And since he bids me seek his face,
believe his word, and trust his grace,
I'll cast on him my every care,
and wait for him, sweet hour of prayer!

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