Before Thy throne with tearful eyes

Before Thy throne with tearful eyes

Author: Ray Palmer
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Ray Palmer

Ray Palmer (b. Little Compton, RI, 1808; d. Newark, NJ, 1887) is often considered to be one of America's best nineteenth-century hymn writers. After completing grammar school he worked in a Boston dry goods store, but a religious awakening prodded him to study for the ministry. He attended Yale College (supporting himself by teaching) and was ordained in 1835. A pastor in Congregational churches in Bath, Maine (1835-1850), and Albany, New York (1850-1865), he also served as secretary of the American Congregational Union (1865-1878). Palmer was a popular preacher and author, writing original poetry as well as translating hymns. He published several volumes of poetry and hymns, including Sabbath Hymn Book (1858), Hymns and Sacred Pieces (1865… Go to person page >

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First Line: Before Thy throne with tearful eyes
Author: Ray Palmer
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Christian Hymn Book #941

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The Palm #91a

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #102d

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #233b

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d75

Union Hymns #d41

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