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Voicing/Instrumentation: Primary Children/Primary Solo

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Related song categories are:
Children's Songs
Heavenly Father
Holy Ghost/Holy Spirit
Savior/Jesus Christ
Trust in God
Youth/Young Men/Young Women
Simplified Arrangement/Easy Play

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More about Charles E. Davis:
Charles E. and Maria A. Davis are songwriters living in the Inland Empire of Southern California. Charles has been a piano teacher and musician for many years. He currently teaches privately, and with Musicland. Maria has been writing lyrics and poetry for several years. Both Charles and Maria enjoy writing music in English and Spanish, and have published several vocal, choral, and instrumental works commercially. They are Award of Merit Winners in the LDS Church 2014 Church Music Submission Awards.
More about Kara E. Trotter:
Kara E. Trotter and Charles E. Davis are father-and-daughter songwriters. Kara currently serves as an Assistant Choir Director for her ward in Panquitch, Utah. She also writes lyrics and plays the flute. Charles has been a piano teacher and musician for many years. He currently teaches privately, and with Musicland in the Inland Empire of Southern California.
Song background:

This simple lyrical song, written for children, speaks of the answers and blessings we receive from our Heavenly Father when we approach Him in faith though humble prayer.  This song may be used at home, church, or in public performance.  Shortly after the birth of my first child, as I was nursing him one day, and singing to him, the words of this song came to me.

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Lyrics: Verse 1:
In the stillness of the night
With the calm in the air,
I bow my head as I
Kneel in humble prayer.

I speak to Heavenly Father
And thank Him every day,
For all the things He’s given
When I kneel to pray.

Verse 2:
And when I need His help
I know that He is there.
I know my Heavenly Father
Can hear my every prayer.

So when I listen with my heart
And promise to obey,
I know I’ll hear His answers
When I kneel to pray.

Verse 3:
He whispers through His Spirit
And tells me He is there.
By this I know our Father
Will answer every prayer.

I see the things that change
As I live from day to day,
And apply the things I’ve learned
When I kneel to pray.

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