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Faith of our fathers, living still

Author: Frederick William Faber Meter: Appears in 781 hymnals Topics: Father's Day; Father's Day

God of Our Fathers, Whose Almighty Hand

Author: Daniel C. Roberts, 1841-1907 Meter: Appears in 390 hymnals Topics: Father's Day Used With Tune: NATIONAL HYMN
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This Is My Father's World

Author: Rev. Maltbie D. Babcock Meter: D Appears in 294 hymnals Lyrics: 1 This is my Father's world, And to my list'ning ears All nature sings, and round me rings The music of the spheres. This is my Father's world; I rest me in the thought Of rocks and trees, of skies and seas - His hand the wonders wrought. 2 This is my ... Topics: God Sovereignty Used With Tune: TERRA BEATA Text Sources: Words from "Thoughts for Every Day Living"


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Meter: Appears in 201 hymnals Tune Sources: Welsh traditional; Jones' Relics of the Welsh Bards , 1784 Tune Key: G Major Incipit: 17612 17567 71176 Used With Text: Through the Love of God Our Father


Composer: Roy F. Kehl (1935-2011) Meter: D Appears in 163 hymnals Tune Sources: Melody from Oude en Nieuwe Hollantse Boerenlities en Contradansen, c. 1710 Tune Key: G Major Incipit: 17651 21231 43232 Used With Text: Hail, thou once despisèd Jesus!
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Meter: Appears in 295 hymnals Tune Sources: Musikalisches Handbuch, Hamburg, 1690; alt. 1990 Tune Key: B Flat Major Incipit: 51566 54334 32554 Used With Text: O Splendor of God's Glory Bright


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Heavenly Father

Author: F. S. S. Hymnal: The Chorus of Praise #81 (1898) First Line: Heav'nly Father, hear our cry Lyrics: 1 Heav’nly Father, hear our cry, In great mercy draw Thou nigh; Sinful, weak, unholy we, Help alone must come from Thee. 2 Heav’nly Father, hear our pray’r, Give assurance of Thy care; Keep securely ev’ry day, Guard us all along the way. 3 Heav’nly Father, ... Tune Title: [Heav'nly Father, hear our cry]

Like as a Father

Author: F. E. Belden Hymnal: The Church Hymnal #66 (1941) Meter: First Line: Like as a father pities his child Topics: God the Father Love of God Languages: English Tune Title: [Like as a father pities his child]
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Like as a Father

Author: F. E. Belden Hymnal: Christ in Song #77 (1908) First Line: Like as a father, pities his child Lyrics: 1 Like as a father, pities his child, So the Lord pities the sinner defiled; Waiteth in kindness, Pities our blindness, Longeth to welcome, tho' often reviled. 2 Like as a father when we believe, Merciful Saviour, He waits to receive; Listens to hear us, ... Topics: Invitation and Repentance; God God's Love and Mercy; God God's Love and Mercy; God God's Love and Mercy; God God's Love and Mercy Languages: English Tune Title: [Like as a father pities his child]


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Elizabeth Rundle Charles

1828 - 1896 Person Name: Elizabeth Rundle Charles, 1828 - 96 Author of "Praise ye the Father for his lovingkindness" in Service Book and Hymnal of the Lutheran Church in America Charles, Elizabeth, née Rundle, is the author of numerous and very popular works intended to popularize the history of early Christian life in Great Britain; of Luther and his times; of Wesley and his work; the struggles of English civil wars; and kindred subjects as embodied in the Chronicles of the Schönherg-Cotta Family, the Diary of Kitty Trevelyan, &c, was born at Tavistock, Devonshire, Her father was John Rundle, M.P., and her husband, Andrew Paton Charles, Barrister-at-Law. Mrs. Charles has made some valuable contributions to hymnology, including original hymns and translations from the Latin and German. These were given in her:— (1) The Voice of Christian Life in Song; or, Hymns and Hymn-writers of Many Lands and Ages, 1858; (2) The Three Wakings, and other Poems, 1859; and (3) The Chronicles of the Schönberg-Cotta Family; (4) Poems, New York, 1867. This has some additional pieces. Her hymn on the Annunciation, "Age after age shall call thee [her] blessed," appeared in her Three Wakings, &c., 1859. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907) ========================= Charles, Elizabeth, née Rundle. Mrs. Charles has assumed the name of "Rundle-Charles," as given in the 1890 edition of the Hymnal Companion. Other hymns in common use are:— 1. Around a Table, not a tomb. Holy Communion. Dated Oct. 1862. In her Poems, 1868, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines. 2. Come, and rejoice with me. Joy in Christ. Some-times dated 1846. From her Three Wakings, 1859, p. 146, in 7 stanzas of 4 lines, and headed "Eureka." 3. Jesus, what once Thou wast. Jesus the Unchangeable One. In Mrs. Brock's Children's Hymn Book, 1881. 4. Never further than Thy Cross. Passiontide. In The Family Treasury, Feb. 1860. 5. What marks the dawning of the Year? New Year. From her Three Wakings, 1859, p. 155. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907) ====================== Charles, Elizabeth, née Rundle, pp. 218, ii.; 1556, i. Mrs. Rundle-Charles was born Jan. 2, 1828, married in 1851, and died March 28, 1896. Her hymn, "The little birds fill all the air with their glee" (Thankfulness), was published in her Three Waitings, 1859, p. 165, as a "Song for an Infant School." It is found in The Sunday School Hymnary, 1905, and others. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

William Whiting

1825 - 1878 Author of "Eternal Father! strong to save" in The Hymnal William Whiting was born in Kensington, November 1, 1825, and was educated at Clapham and Winchester Colleges. He was later master of Winchester College Choristers' School, where he wrote Rural Thoughts and Other Poems, 1851. He died at Winchester. --The Hymnal 1940 Companion =============== Whiting, William, was born in Kensington, London, Nov. 1, 1825, and educated at Clapham. He was for several years Master of the Winchester College Choristers' School. His Rural Thoughts and other poems were published in 1851; but contained no hymns. His reputation as a hymnwriter is almost exclusively confined to his “Eternal Father, strong to save". Other hymns by him were contributed to the following collections:— i. To the 1869 Appendix to the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Psalms & Hymns 1. O Lord the heaven Thy power displays. Evening. 2. Onward through life Thy children stray. Changing Scenes of Life. ii. To an Appendix to Hymns Ancient & Modern issued by the Clergy of St. Philip's, Clerkenwell, 1868. 3. Jesus, Lord, our childhood's Pattern. Jesus the Example to the Young. 4. Lord God Almighty, Everlasting Father. Holy Trinity. 5. Now the harvest toil is over. Harvest. 6. 0 Father of abounding grace. Consecration of a Church. 7. We thank Thee, Lord, for all. All Saints Day. iii. To The Hymnary, 1872. 8. Amen, the deed in faith is done. Holy Baptism. 9. Jesus Christ our Saviour. For the Young. 10. Now the billows, strong and dark. For Use at Sea. 11. 0 Father, Who the traveller's way. For Travellers by Land. 12. When Jesus Christ was crucified. Holy Baptism. Mr. Whiting's hymns, with the exception of his “Eternal Father," &c, have not a wide acceptance. He died in 1878. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Bland Tucker

1895 - 1984 Person Name: F. Bland Tucker Adapter of "Father, We Give You Thanks" in Lift Up Your Hearts Francis Bland Tucker (born Norfolk, Virginia, January 6, 1895). The son of a bishop and brother of a Presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, he was educated at the University of Virginia, B.A., 1914, and at Virginia Theological Seminary, B.D., 1920; D.D., 1944. He was ordained deacon in 1918, priest in 1920, after having served as a private in Evacuation Hospital No.15 of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. His first charge was as a rector of Grammer Parish, Brunswick County, in southern Virginia. From 1925 to 1945, he was rector of historic St. John's Church, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Then until retirement in 1967 he was rector of John Wesley's parish in Georgia, old Christ Church, Savannah. In "Reflections of a Hymn Writer" (The Hymn 30.2, April 1979, pp.115–116), he speaks of never having a thought of writing a hymn until he was named a member of the Joint Commission on the Revision of the Hymnal in 1937 which prepared the Hymnal 1940


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