Forgive my folly, O Lord most holy

Forgive my folly, O Lord most holy

Author: Thomas Hastings
Tune: GARNET
Published in 17 hymnals

Author: Thomas Hastings

Hastings, Thomas, MUS. DOC., son of Dr. Seth Hastings, was born at Washington, Lichfield County, Connecticut, October 15, 1784. In 1786, his father moved to Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y. There, amid rough frontier life, his opportunities for education were small; but at an early age he developed a taste for music, and began teaching it in 1806. Seeking a wider field, he went, in 1817, to Troy, then to Albany, and in 1823 to Utica, where he conducted a religious journal, in which he advocated his special views on church music. In 1832 he was called to New York to assume the charge of several Church Choirs, and there his last forty years were spent in great and increasing usefulness and repute. He died at New York, May 15, 1872. His aim was the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Forgive my folly, O Lord most holy
Author: Thomas Hastings

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Plymouth Collection #a893

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #893

Psalmista #d74

Sacred Songs for Church and Home #d123

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Selah #225c

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #380

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #380

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #380

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #893

The Book of Worship #d111

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #332

The Church-Book #d103

The National Psalmist #d40

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The New York Choralist #229b

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The Palm #224b

The Psalmodist #d54

The Victory #d95

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