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Representative Text

Ere we part, O God, our Father,
To each heart Thy blessing give;
And may we, Thy grace possessing,
Ever to Thy glory live.

Source: Methodist Hymn and Tune Book: official hymn book of the Methodist Church #664

Author: Richard Humphrey

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Text Information

First Line: Ere we part, O God, our Father
Title: Benediction
Author: Richard Humphrey
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



STUTTGART was included in Psalmodia Sacra (1715), one of the most significant hymnals of the early sixteenth century [sic: eighteenth century]. Christian F. Witt (b. Altenburg, Germany, e. 1660; d. Altenburg, 1716) was an editor and compiler of that collection; about 100 (of the 774) tunes in that c…

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Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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Junior Church School Hymnal #199

Junior Hymns #68B

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Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #664

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Singing Youth #190

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The Church School Hymnal for Youth #386

The Hymnal for Youth #317

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The New Canadian Hymnal #51

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