I Need Thee Every Hour

 
Lyrics & Information
LyricsAbout the song…
I need thee every hour, most gracious Lord
No tender voice like thine can peace afford
I need thee, oh, I need thee
Every hour I need thee
Oh bless me now, my Savior
I come to thee

I need thee every hour, stay thou nearby
Temptations lose their power when thou art nigh
I need thee, oh, I need thee
Every hour I need thee
Oh bless me now, my Savior
I come to thee

I need thee every hour, in joy or pain
Come quickly and abide or life is vain

I need thee every hour, most Holy One
Oh make me thine indeed, thou blessed Son
I need thee, oh, I need thee
Every hour I need thee
Oh bless me now, my Savior
I come to thee

Text by Annie S. Hawkes; Music by Robert Lowry; Arranged by Sally DeFord
Accompaniment includes optional violin.

The violin obbligato included in the solo score is slightly different from the one used in the SATB.

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Vocals by Sarah Crowther, Accompaniment Track
Violin solo by Sara Noel Bauman

Available on CD: “Feelings”
Please note: This is Sara’s own interpretation. The written score is not available.

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