As much have I of worldly good

As much have I of worldly good

Author: Josiah Conder
Published in 19 hymnals

Author: Josiah Conder

Josiah Conder was born in London, in 1789. He became a publisher, and in 1814 became proprietor of "The Eclectic Review." Subsequently to 1824, he composed a series of descriptive works, called the "Modern Traveller," which appeared in thirty volumes. He also published several volumes of poems and hymns. He was the author of the first "Congregational Hymn Book" (1836). He died in 1855. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: As much have I of worldly good
Author: Josiah Conder

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As much have I of worldly good. J. Conder. [Contentment]. Appeared in his vStar in the East, and Other Poems, 1824, pp. 60-61, in 4 stanzas of 6 lines and entitled "The Poor Man's Hymn, 'Hath not God chosen the poor of this world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom,’ James, ii. 5." In 1856 it was repeated in his Hymns of Praise, Prayer, &c, p. 147, and headed with the text, "The disciple is not above his Master," Luke vi. 40. The congregational use of this hymn began with Bickersteth's Christian Psalmody, 1833, and Conder's Congregational Hymn Book, 1836, No. 433. It was repeated by the New Congregational Hym Book, 1859, No. 348, and Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory, 1872, No. 740. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d53

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d53

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d53

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #1028

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #775

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #775

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #837

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Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #862

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The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #90

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #753

The Hymnist: Heart Hymns and Home Melodies #d13

The Millennial Harp #d29

The Saints' Harp #d80

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