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Eternal God, whose mandate was heard

Author: Fred W. Church

Church, Fred W. (Addison, New York, November 16, 1885--February 23, 1965, Elm Valley, New York). He studied at Taylor University and the Garrett Biblical Institute (1913). He entered the Methodist ministry in 1910 and served churches in Wyoming, Illinois, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Moving to New York, he was pastor of churches in Binghamton, Oneonta, Worcester, Decatur, and Silver Springs. He was also interim pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Andover, NY. --DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: Eternal God, whose mandate was heard
Author: Fred W. Church

Tune

AURELIA

Composed by Samuel S. Wesley (PHH 206), AURELIA (meaning "golden") was published as a setting for “Jerusalem the Golden” in Selection of Psalms and Hymns, which was compiled by Charles Kemble and Wesley in 1864. Though opinions vary concerning the tune's merits (Henry J. Gauntlett once condemned…

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Hymn Society of America [Hymns Published for Special Occasions, and on Special Subjects] 1942-79 #d40

Ten New Hymns on the Bible #4

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