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Blest is the man whose spirit shares

Blest is the man whose spirit shares

Author: Henry Francis Lyte
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Henry Francis Lyte

Lyte, Henry Francis, M.A., son of Captain Thomas Lyte, was born at Ednam, near Kelso, June 1, 1793, and educated at Portora (the Royal School of Enniskillen), and at Trinity College, Dublin, of which he was a Scholar, and where he graduated in 1814. During his University course he distinguished himself by gaining the English prize poem on three occasions. At one time he had intended studying Medicine; but this he abandoned for Theology, and took Holy Orders in 1815, his first curacy being in the neighbourhood of Wexford. In 1817, he removed to Marazion, in Cornwall. There, in 1818, he underwent a great spiritual change, which shaped and influenced the whole of his after life, the immediate cause being the illness and death of a brother cler… Go to person page >

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First Line: Blest is the man whose spirit shares
Author: Henry Francis Lyte

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1043

The Baptist Hymn and Praise Book #d54

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #377

The Gospel Praise Book #d54

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d93

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d55

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