Sweet Hour of Prayer Words: William Walford 1772-1850 Tune: William B. Bradbury 1816-1868 Category: Prayer D Dsus4 D7 G 1 Sweet hour of prayer! Sweet hour of prayer! 2 Sweet hour of prayer! Sweet hour of prayer! 3 Sweet hour of prayer! Sweet hour of prayer! D A Asus4 A 1 That calls me from a world of care, 2 Thy wings shall my pe -ti-tion bear 3 May I thy con - sol -la-tion share, A D Dsus4 D7 G 1 And bids me at my Fa-ther's throne 2 To Him whose trugh and faith-ful-ness 3 Till, from Mount Pis-gah's sloft-y height, D Dsus2 D A D 1 Make all my wants and wish-es known; 2 En -gage the wait -ing soul to bless; 3 I view my home, and take my flight: D Dsus2 D G D 1 In sea-sons of dis-tress and grief, 2 And since He bids me seek His face, 3 This robe of flesh I'll drop, and Dsus2 D G D A ->A7 1 My soul has of -ten found re-lief, 2 Be-leive His Word and trust His grace, 3 rise to seize the ev- er-last-ing prize; D Dsus2 D G 1 And oft es -caped the tempt-er's snare 2 I'll cast on Him my ev-'ry care, 3 And shout, while pass-ing thru the air, D Dsus2 D A D 1 By thy re -turn, sweet hour of prayer. 2 And wait for thee, sweet hour of prayer. 3 "Fare-well, fare-well sweet hour of prayer."