Father! glory be to thee, Source of all the good we see!

Father! glory be to thee, Source of all the good we see!

Author: William Gaskell
Published in 19 hymnals

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Father! glory be to Thee,
Source of all the good we see!
Glory for the blessed Light
Rising on the ancient night!
Glory for the hopes that come
Streaming through the silent tomb!
Glory for Thy spirit given,
Guiding us in peace to heaven!



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #57

Author: William Gaskell

Gaskell, William, M.A., son of Mr. William Gaskell, was born at Latchford (a suburb of Warrington, on the Cheshire side of the Mersey), 24 July, 1805. He was educated at Manchester New College and at the University of Glasgow, where he graduated M.A. in 1825. In 1828 he became co-pastor with the Rev. J. G. Robberds at Cross Street Unitarian Chapel, Manchester, a position he held until his death. Mr. Gaskell was a man of cultivated mind and considerable literary ability. His publications include Lectures on the Lancashire Dialect, 1853, a small volume of Temperance Rhymes, 1839, and various theological works. In 1832 he married Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson, who afterwards attained celebrity as the authoress of Mary Barton, and of other popul… Go to person page >

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First Line: Father! glory be to thee, Source of all the good we see!
Author: William Gaskell

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #57

A Collection of Hymns for the Sanctuary. Rev.ed. with a Supplement #d23

Grammar School Hymn Book #d52

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #55

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #55

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #29

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Hymns of the Spirit #122

Melodies and Hymns for Divine Service in Appleton Chapel #d14

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National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #337

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d144

The Christian Hymnal #d158

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The Gospel Psalmist #974

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The School Hymn-Book: for normal, high, and grammar schools #2

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