Beauty for ashes God hath decreed

Beauty for ashes God hath decreed

Author: Grant Colfax Tullar
Tune: TULLAR (Tullar 32343)
Published in 4 hymnals

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Author: Grant Colfax Tullar

Grant Colfax Tullar was born August 5, 1869, in Bolton, Connecticut. He was named after the American President Ulysses S. Grant and Vice President Schuyler Colfax. After the American Civil War, his father was disabled and unable to work, having been wounded in the Battle of Antietam. Tullar's mother died when he was just two years old so Grant had no settled home life until he became an adult. Yet from a life of sorrow and hardship he went on to bring joy to millions of Americans with his songs and poetry. As a child, he received virtually no education or religious training. He worked in a woolen mill and as a shoe clerk. The last Methodist camp meeting in Bolton was in 1847. Tullar became a Methodist at age 19 at a camp meeting near Wat… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Beauty for ashes God hath decreed
Author: Grant Colfax Tullar
Copyright: Copyright © 1948. Renewal 1976 by Gospel Advocate Co.



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Church Gospel Songs and Hymns #328

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #45

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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