Almighty Father, God of grace

Almighty Father, God of grace

Author: Thomas Cotterill
Published in 22 hymnals

Author: Thomas Cotterill

Thomas Cotterill was born in 1779; studied at S. John's College, Cambridge, graduating M.A.; ordained in 1806, and enterred upon parochial work at Tutbury; afterwards removed to Lane End, where he remained for nine years among the Potteries; in 1817, became perpetual Curate of S. Paul's, Sheffield. He died in 1823. He was the author of several books; among them, "A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for Public and Private Use, adapted to the Services of the Church of England." In the preparation of this collection (the 8th ed., 1819), he had the assistance of Montgomery, who in this work did what he condemned in others, viz., altering and remodeling other authors' hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A., 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Almighty Father, God of grace
Author: Thomas Cotterill

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Almighty Father, God of grace. T. Cotterill. [For Pardon.] A metrical rendering of the Confession from the Book of Common Prayer given in his Selection 1810, and continued in later editions. The ascription here to Cotterill is based on the authority of two marked copies of the 8th edition of the Selection 1819, in the Brooke and Julian Libraries. Original text in Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory 1872, No. 451. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907) ================= Almighty Father, God of grace, p. 52, ii. This hymn was first published in the Uttoxeter Collection, 1805. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d21

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d19

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Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #223

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #298

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #298

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #552

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #552

Hymns for Schools and Families #d15

Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d9

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Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #83

The Bay State Collection of Church Music #d5

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The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #210

The Sacred Lyre #d13

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