Father, hear the prayer we offer
- Tune: Sussex
- Meter: 87 87
- Style: Traditional English
- Composer: Unknown adapted by arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 - 1958)
- Lyricist: Love Maria Whitcomb Willis (1824 - 1908)
- Church Year: General
- Music and Lyrics Copyright Public Domain
- Performance Copyright © 2009 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved.
Hymn - Father, hear the prayer we offer - Free MP3 Download
You can download the free MP3 recording of Father, hear the prayer we offer for use in Worship by clicking on the Download arrow next to the recording(s), this can then be burned to a CD or used from a computer, in an MP3 player or IPod & etc..
Hymn - Father, hear the prayer we offer - Lyrics
Father, hear the prayer we offer:
Not for ease that prayer shall be,
But for strength that we may ever
Live our lives courageously.
Not for ever in green pastures
Do we ask our way to be;
But the steep and rugged pathway
May we tread rejoicingly.
Not for ever by still waters
Would we idly rest and stay;
But would smith the living fountains
From the rocks along our way.
Be our strength in hours of weakness,
In our wanderings be our guide;
Through endeavour, failure, danger,
Father, be thou at our side.