Blest is the hour when cares depart

Blest is the hour when cares depart

Author: Samuel Francis Smith
Published in 25 hymnals

Author: Samuel Francis Smith

Smith, Samuel Francis, D.D., was born in Boston, U.S.A., Oct. 21, 1808, and graduated in arts at Harvard, and in theology at Andover. He entered the Baptist ministry in 1832, and became the same year editor of the Baptist Missionary Magazine. He also contributed to the Encyclopaedia Americana. From 1834 to 1842 he was pastor at Waterville, Maine, and Professor of Modern Languages in Waterville College. In 1842 he removed to Newton, Massachusetts, where he remained until 1854, when he became the editor of the publications of the Baptist Missionary Union. With Baron Stow he prepared the Baptist collection known as The Psalmist, published in 1843, to which he contributed several hymns. The Psalmist is the most creditable and influential of… Go to person page >

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First Line: Blest is the hour when cares depart
Author: Samuel Francis Smith

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #766

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Church Harmonies #811

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Hymn, Tune, and Service Book for Sunday Schools #239

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #708

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #708

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #73

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #73

Hymns for the Hospital Chapel, Worcester #d29

Jubilant Voices #d14

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Melodies and Hymns for Divine Service in Appleton Chapel #a331

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d61

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Songs of Gladness for the Sabbath School #61c

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #A3

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #361

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The Christian Hymn Book #712

The Christian Hymnal #d75

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The Christian Hymnal #476

The Christian Minstrel #d33

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The Psalmist #947

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The Psalmist #947

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The Psalmody #791

The School Psalter #d31

The Tabernacle #d33

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