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Father, Holy Father

Father, holy Father, Now the sun has come

Author: Paul F. Tidman
Published in 16 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Father, Holy Father,
Now the sun has come
Bringing light and glory
From Thy Heav’nly Home.
We Thy little children
To Thy Throne above,
WE would hymn Thy praises,
We would sing Thy love.

2 Hear us, Holy Father,
AS to Thee we pray,
Asking Thee to keep us
Safe from harm today.
As the Saviour Jesus,
When a little child,
Gentle was, and holy,
Pure, and meek, and mild.

3 He shall be our copy;
We will try to be
Patient and obedient,
Loving, king, as He.
So, when night returneth,
Holier may we be,
Kept from sin and sorrow,
All the nearer Thee.

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #653

Author: Paul F. Tidman

Tidman, Paul Frederick, was born 1836, and lived in the East from 1852 to 1864, some time with Rajah Brooke in Sarawak. From 1865 to his death he was partner in an East India firm in Leadenhall St., London. In 1888 he was made C.M.G. in recognition of his services to the Straits Settlements. He died Jan 27, 1889, at Chiselhurst, Kent. Under the name of Mark Evans he published a number of religious books for children, charmingly written from an "undogmatic" standpoint. His hymn: Father, dearest Father, Now the sun his come. [Morning] is in his Story of our Father's love, 1873, p. 160. It is repeated in the Sunday School Hymnary, 1905, and others, sometimes as "Father, Holy Father." [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Father, holy Father, Now the sun has come
Title: Father, Holy Father
Author: Paul F. Tidman
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Cyber Hymnal #12521

Include 15 pre-1979 instances
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