Joseph Smith’s First Prayer

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  1. 1. Oh, how lovely was the morning!
    Radiant beamed the sun above.
    Bees were humming, sweet birds singing,
    Music ringing thru the grove,
    When within the shady woodland
    Joseph sought the God of love,
    When within the shady woodland
    Joseph sought the God of love.
  2. 2. Humbly kneeling, sweet appealing—
    ’Twas the boy’s first uttered prayer—
    When the pow’rs of sin assailing
    Filled his soul with deep despair;
    But undaunted, still he trusted
    In his Heav’nly Father’s care,
    But undaunted, still he trusted
    In his Heav’nly Father’s care.
  3. 3. Suddenly a light descended,
    Brighter far than noonday sun,
    And a shining, glorious pillar
    O’er him fell, around him shone,
    While appeared two heav’nly beings,
    God the Father and the Son,
    While appeared two heav’nly beings,
    God the Father and the Son.
  4. 4. “Joseph, this is my Beloved;
    Hear him!” Oh, how sweet the word!
    Joseph’s humble prayer was answered,
    And he listened to the Lord.
    Oh, what rapture filled his bosom,
    For he saw the living God,
    Oh, what rapture filled his bosom,
    For he saw the living God.
  5. Text: George Manwaring, 1854–1889
    Music: Sylvanus Billings Pond, 1792–1871; adapted by A. C. Smyth, 1840–1909
Book
Hymnal
Hymn Number
26
Music
Sylvanus Billings Pond, 1792–1871.
Text
George Manwaring, 1854–1889. A. C. Smyth, 1840–1909.
Scriptures
Joseph Smith—History 1:14–20, 25, James 1:5
Meter
8 7 8 7 8 7
8 7 8 7 D
Topic
Faith, God the Father, Joseph Smith, Prayer, Restoration of the Gospel
Tune
Divinity
Languages
Bahasa Indonesia
Doa Joseph Smith yang Pertama
12
Dansk
Joseph Smiths første bøn
18
Deutsch
O wie lieblich war der Morgen (Gesangbuch)
16
Español
La oración del Profeta (Himnos)
14
Français
La première prière de Joseph Smith (Cantiques)
14
Gagana Samoa
O le Talosaga Muamua a Iosefa Samita
14
Latviešu Valoda
Džozefa Smita pirmā lūgšana
16
Lea Fakatonga
Ko e Fua Lotu ʻa Siosefá
14
Lietuvių Kalba
Pirmoji Džozefo Smito malda
16
Magyar
Joseph Smith első imája
16
Norsk
Hvilken skjønn og yndig morgen
13
Português
Que Manhã Maravilhosa! (Hinário)
12
Q'eqchi'
Xbʼeen xtij laj Jose Smith
15
Reo Tahiti
Te pure mātāmua a Iosepha Semita
15
Română
Prima rugăciune a lui Joseph Smith
20
Suomi
Joseph Smithin ensimmäinen rukous
14
Svenska
O, hur skön var morgonstunden
14
Tagalog
Unang Panalangin ni Joseph Smith
20
Български
Първата молитва на Джозеф Смит
19
Русский
Первая молитва Джозефа Смита (Гимны)
18
Українська
Перша молитва Джозефа Сміта
14
ภาษาไทย
การสวดอ้อนวอนครั้งแรกของโจเซฟ สมิธ
13
한국어
조셉 스미스의 첫 번째 기도 (찬송가)
24
中文
斯密約瑟的初次祈禱
14
日本語
麗しき朝よ
18