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Gentle Jesus, Hear Our Prayer

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Gentle Jesus, hear our prayer.
Keep us in your loving care;
and when evening shadows fall,
casting darkness over all,
loving Jesus, then be near,
for with you we have no fear.

Source: Moravian Book of Worship #574

Author: Jessie Margaret Macdougall Ferguson

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First Line: Gentle Jesus, hear our prayer
Title: Gentle Jesus, Hear Our Prayer
Author: Jessie Margaret Macdougall Ferguson (alt.)
Language: English



REDHEAD 76 is named for its composer, who published it as number 76 in his influential Church Hymn Tunes, Ancient and Modern (1853) as a setting for the hymn text "Rock of Ages." It has been associated with Psalm 51 since the 1912 Psalter, where the tune was named AJALON. The tune is also known as P…

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Moravian Book of Worship #574

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