Father of men, in whom are one

Father of men, in whom are one

Author: H. C. Shuttleworth
Published in 21 hymnals

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1 Father of men, in whom are one
All humankind beneath Thy sun,
Stablish our work in Thee begun.

2 Man lives not for himself alone,
In others’ good he finds his own;
Life’s worth in fellowship is known.

3 We, friends and comrades on life’s way,
Gather within these walls to pray:
Bless Thou our fellowship today.

4 O Christ, our Elder Brother, who
By serving man God’s will didst do,
Help us to serve our brethren, too.

5 In all our work, in all our play,
Be with us, Lord, our Friend, our Stay;
Lead onward to the perfect day.

6 Then may we know, earth’s lesson o’er,
With comrades missed or gone before,
Heaven’s fellowship for evermore.


Source: The Hymnal #489

Author: H. C. Shuttleworth

Shuttleworth, Henry Cary, M.A., son of the Rev. Edward Shuttleworth, was born at Egloshayle Vicarage, Cornwall, Oct. 20, 1850, educated at St. Mary's Hall, Oxford; B.A. 1873, M.A. 1876. Ordained D. 1873, P. 1874; Chaplain Ch. Ch., Oxford; Minor Canon of St. Paul's; and Rector of St. Nicholas, Cole-Abbey, London, 1883. He was also Prof. of Pastoral and Liturgical Theology, and Lect. Eccl. Hist, and English Lit., and in the New T., in K.C.L. He published The Last Words of the Saviour (3rd ed. 1879), Song, 1885, The Place of Music in Public Worship (2nd ed. 1893), Hymns for Private Use, 1896. He also compiled a small Appendix to Church Hymns for use in St. Nicholas' Church, in which several of his own hymns appeared. Of these hymns the followi… Go to person page >

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First Line: Father of men, in whom are one
Author: H. C. Shuttleworth
Language: English



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