Nursery Rhymes

I Need Thee Every Hour

I Need Thee Every Hour Lyrics and Music

The inspirational words and lyrics of the revered hymn begin with "I need Thee every hour, most gracious Lord; No tender voice like Thine can peace afford" as the first line of the hymn. The words and lyrics of the "I Need Thee Every Hour" hymn were written by its American author Annie Sherwood Hawks. The author of the hymn, Annie Sherwood Hawks, was born on May 28, 1836 and died on January 3, 1918. The invigorating music that accompanies the "I Need Thee Every Hour" song of praise was composed by Robert Lowry The composer of the music to the "I Need Thee Every Hour" hymn, Robert Lowry, was born on March 12, 1826 and died on November 25, 1899. We have placed "I Need Thee Every Hour" in the category of Christian Songs. Enjoy the lovely lyrics of this popular Christian song and time-honored church hymn.

I Need Thee Every Hour Hymn
Title: I Need Thee Every Hour *** Name of Composer: Robert Lowry *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: Annie Sherwood Hawks *** Hymns Category: Christian Songs

Author of the Lyrics
The author of the glorifying words of the "I Need Thee Every Hour" lyrics, Annie Sherwood Hawks (May 28, 1836-January 3, 1918), was born in Hoosick, New York, United States and achieved fame as a hymn writer of over 300 hymns.

I Need Thee Every Hour Lyrics

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.

I need Thee every hour, stay Thou nearby;
Temptations lose their power when Thou art nigh.

Refrain

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

Refrain

I need Thee every hour; teach me Thy will;
And Thy rich promises in me fulfill.

Refrain

I need Thee every hour, most Holy One;
O make me Thine indeed, Thou blessèd Son.

Refrain

Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of "I Need Thee Every Hour", Robert Lowry (March 12, 1826-November 25, 1899), was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States and became famous as a Baptist minister, composer, music editor, hymn writer and musician.

Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: I Need Thee Every Hour
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Annie Sherwood Hawks (May 28, 1836 to January 3, 1918)
Nationality of Author: American

Translator of the Hymn lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English

Name of Composer of Music: Robert Lowry (March 12, 1826 to November 25, 1899)
Hymn Category: Christian Songs
First Line of Hymn: "I need Thee every hour, most gracious Lord; No tender voice like Thine can peace afford"
First Publication Date: 1871

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