Comfort of the Spirit - Ye Olde Prayers series (20)


Tune: Melcombe

(New every morning is the love')

Based on a prayer of Thomas á Kempis (15th Century)


Write your blessed name, Lord, on my heart

There to be yours in every part

To be graven indelibly

Your presence there eternally


So that no prosperity move

Nor adversity, from your love

Be unto me a strong tower

Of defence from perils each hour


Be comfort in tribulation

Save me from distresses, each one

A true present help in trouble

A guide to heaven through life all


Be my comfort and guard, for see

Many temptations here there be

And dangers, keep me, see me through

So shall I praise, glorify you

  • Author: orchidee (Offline Offline)
  • Published: February 12th, 2024 02:57
  • Comment from author about the poem: A hymn-poem in
  • Category: Spiritual
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  • Neville

    as Carlsberg would say .. this is probably a very fine hymn poem cheers 🍻

    • orchidee

      Thanks N. Is it the end of the Olde series? Maybe.

    • sorenbarrett

      Another beautiful hymn Orchi

      • orchidee

        Thanks SB.

      • Goldfinch60

        Good one Orchi

        • orchidee

          Thanks Gold.

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