[ capo 5 (key of C) ] [ intro: G - - | Am7 - - | G/B - - | C G/B Am7 ]
Sweet Ghour Am7of G/Bprayer, sweet Chour Dof C/Eprayer
CThat G/Bcalls Gme fro-D/F#m Ema G/Dworld of Dcare,
And Gbids Am7me G/Bat my CFaDther's C/Ethrone,
CMake G/Ball Gmy wa-D/F#nts Em7and G/DwishDes Gknown.
In GseaD/Asons G/Bof CdisG/Btress Gand G/Bgrief,
My Gsoul D/Ahas G/BofCten G/Bfound GreD/F#lief,
And Goft Am7esG/Bcaped the CtempDter's C/Esnare,
CBy G/Bthy Gretu-D/F#rn, Em7sweet G/Dhour Dof Gprayer!
Sweet hour of prayer, sweet hour of prayer,
Thy wings shall my petition bear
To Him whose truth and faithfulness
Engage the waiting soul to bless.
And since He bids me seek His face,
Believe His Word, and trust His grace,
I'll cast on Him my ev'ry care
And wait for thee, sweet hour of prayer!