October 12, 2012

Help Us, O Lord

The Beauty of Your Ways.

Help Us, O Lord by American Methodist Pastor and Hymnodist, William Watkins Reid (b.1923) was first published in 1959 by the Hymn Society of America in Fifteen Christian Education Hymns. It is set to the tune Franconia, written by Johann Balthasar Konig (1691-1758) and first published in Choralbuch (1738). In the Liturgy of the Hours, Help Us, O Lord is used during Ordinary Time for Daytime Midday Prayer.

Tune: Franconia

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