O Thou God Who hearest prayer, Every hour, &c. J. Conder. [Lent; or, In Affliction.] Written whilst suffering from a severe accident through a fall from a horse, and first published in his Star in the East, &c, 1824, p. 72, in 5 stanzas of 6 lines, and dated "Sep. 20, 1820." It was included in The Congregational Hymn Book, 1836, No. 590; and in Conder's posthumous Hymns of Praise, Prayer, &c, 1856, p. 77. In modern hymnals it is given in its full and also in an abridged form.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)