The music of this week, I Need Thee Every Hour by Annie S. Hawks (Music by: Robert Lowry), is a hymn that establishes our total dependence on God to meet our need for His peace, our need to overcome temptations, our need for living a meaningful life, our desire for the fulfilment of His promises, and our need for God’s abiding presence. This hymn is published in 845 hymnals.

1. I need thee every hour, most gracious Lord;
no tender voice like thine can peace afford.

Refrain: I need thee, O I need thee; every hour I need thee;
O bless me now, my Savior, I come to thee.

2. I need thee every hour; stay thou nearby;
temptations lose their power when thou art nigh. (Refrain)

3. I need thee every hour, in joy or pain;
come quickly and abide, or life is vain. (Refrain)

4. I need thee every hour; teach me thy will;
and thy rich promises in me fulfill. (Refrain)

5. I need thee every hour, most Holy One;
O make me thine indeed, thou blessed Son. (Refrain)

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