I Need Thee Every Hour

I Need Thee Every Hour

One of the sweetest refrains in English Christian hymnody is this: I need Thee, O I need Thee; Every hour I need Thee; O bless me now, my Savior, I come to Thee. Thank God for Annie S. Hawks who wrote these lyrics and her pastor, Robert Lowry, who composed the music. The lyrics could hardly be simpler, and yet they capture one of our heart’s most profound longings and can be prayed in the sweetest, most sorrowful, or most mundane moments in life. The …