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643a. Inspirer and hearer of prayer

1 Inspirer and hearer of prayer,
Thou shepherd and guardian of Thine,
My all to Thy covenant care,
I, sleeping or waking, resign.

2 If Thou art my shield and my sun,
The night is no darkness to me;
And, fast as my minutes roll on,
They bring me but nearer to Thee.

3 A sovereign protector I have,
Unseen, yet forever at hand;
Unchangeably faithful to save,
Almighty to rule and command.

4 His miles and His comforts abound,
His grace, as the dew, shall descend;
And walls of salvation surround
The soul He delights to defend.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Inspirer and hearer of prayer
Title: Inspirer and hearer of prayer
Author: Rev. A. M. Toplady (1774)
Meter: 8 s.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1892
Topic: Home and Personal Use; Protection
Notes: Tune name index: ST. EDITHA
Tune Information
Name: [Inspirer and hearer of prayer]
Composer: Rev. J. B. Dykes, Mus. Doc.
Meter: 8 s.
Key: G Major



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