Blessing [blessings] on thee, gracious Lord

Blessing [blessings] on thee, gracious Lord

Author: William Henry Furness
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: William Henry Furness

Furness, William Henry, D.D., born in Boston, 1802, and graduated at Harvard in Arts and Theology, 1820. From 1825 he has been an Unitarian Pastor in Philadelphia. He is an accomplished scholar, and has been an active worker in reforms of various kinds. His publications are numerous and include a Manual of Domestic Worship, 1840, and a translation of Schiller's Song of the Bell. His hymns are somewhat numerous, and several of them have great merit. The best and most widely used are:— 1. Father in heaven, to Thee my heart. Resignation. Appeared in The Christian Disciple, 1822. It was repeated in this form in some of the older collections, and a few modern hymnals, including the Boston Unitarian Hymns [& Tune] Book, 1868.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Blessing [blessings] on thee, gracious Lord
Author: William Henry Furness

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A Book of Hymns and Tunes: for the Sunday-School, the Congregation and Home: 2nd ed. #117

Heart and Voice #d26

Heart and Voice #d27

Hymns and Tunes for the Sunday School, the Congregation and the Home #d15

Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d56

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Original Hymns for Sabbath Schools #16

The Carol #d18

The Junior Star #d2

The Sunny Side #d15

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