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God in mercy sent his Son

Author: Hannah K. Burlingham

Burlingham, Hannah Kilham, eldest daughter of Henry Burlingham of Evesham. She died at Evesham, May 15, 1901, aged 59. Many of her translations from the German are noted in this Dictionary. See list, p. 1507, iii, [Rev. James Mearns. M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907) ----------------- She was raised in a Quaker family, Burlingham and became associated with the Plymouth Brethren around 1863. Many of her religious poems and translations appeared in the British Herald. © The Cyber Hymnal™. Used by permission. (www.hymntime.com)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God in mercy sent his Son
Author: Hannah K. Burlingham
Refrain First Line: O the glory of the grace

Tune

CLEMENTIA


MENDELSSOHN

The tune is from the second chorus of Felix Mendelssohn's (PHH 279) Festgesang (Op. 68) for male voices and brass; it was first performed in 1840 at the Gutenberg Festival in Leipzig, a festival celebrating the anniversary of Gutenberg's invention of the printing press. Mendelssohn's tune is similar…

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[Holy Spirit, faithful Guide]

Converted to Christianity as a youth at a mission in Buffalo, New York, Marcus Morris Wells (b. Cooperstown, NY, 1815; d. Hartwick, NY, 1895) spent most of his life near Hartwick as a farmer and maker of farm implements. He is remembered in hymnody for writing both the text and tune of "Holy Spirit,…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Choice Hymns of the Faith #d94
Evangelistic Songs #66Page Scan
Hymns of Grace and Truth #188aPage Scan
Hymns of Grace and Truth #188bPage Scan
Hymns of Grace and Truth. 2nd ed. #d90
Hymns of Truth and Praise #249
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