Jesus, Stand Among Us

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1 JESUS, stand among us
In Thy risen power;
Let this time of worship
Be a hallowed hour.

2 Breathe Thy Holy Spirit
Into every heart;
Bid the fears and sorrows
From each soul depart.

3 Thus with quickened footsteps
We’ll pursue our way,
Watching for the dawning
Of eternal day.

Source: Redemption Hymnal #64

Author: W. Pennefather

Pennefather, William, B.A., son of Richard Pennefather, Baron of the Irish Court of Exchequer, was born in Merrion Square, Dublin, Feb. 5, 1816. He resided for a time for educational purposes at Wesbury College, near Bristol, and then at Levans Parsonage, near Kendal, Westmoreland. He entered Trinity College, Dublin, in Feb. 1832, and graduated B.A. in 1840. Taking Holy Orders in 1841, he became curate of Ballymacugh, diocese of Kilmore. In July, 1844, he was preferred to the Vicarage of Mellifont, near Drogheda. In 1848 he removed to England, where he held successively the Incumbency of Trinity Church, Walton, Aylesbury, 1848; of Christ Church, Barnet, 1852; and of St. Jude's, Mildmay Park, 1864. He died April 30, 1873. His great work at B… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, stand among us In thy risen power
Title: Jesus, Stand Among Us
Author: W. Pennefather (1873)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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