God is our refuge ever near

God is our refuge ever near

Author: Josiah Conder
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Josiah Conder

Josiah Conder was born in London, in 1789. He became a publisher, and in 1814 became proprietor of "The Eclectic Review." Subsequently to 1824, he composed a series of descriptive works, called the "Modern Traveller," which appeared in thirty volumes. He also published several volumes of poems and hymns. He was the author of the first "Congregational Hymn Book" (1836). He died in 1855. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: God is our refuge ever near
Author: Josiah Conder


God is our Refuge, ever near. J. Conder. [Ps. xlvi.] Appeared in his Congregational Hymn Book, 1836, No. 403, in 2 stanzas of 7 lines. When repeated in his work, The Choir and The Oratory, in the following year (Preface, Nov. 8, 1836), 16 lines were added thereto, but in another metre. These lines were omitted in his Hymns of Praise, Prayer, &c, 1856, p. 14, and also from all modern hymnals. Original text in New Congregational Hymn Book, 1859, No. 64. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Asaph: or, The Choir Book #d90
Conference Hymns : adapted to religious conferences, and meetings for prayer, to which is added a selection of the most favorite melodies in common use #T81Page Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #945Page Scan
National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #77Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P46.3Page Scan
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #1353Page Scan
The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d121
The Church-Book #d123
The Jubilee Songster #d26
The Mozart Collection of Sacred Music: containing melodies, chorals, anthems and chants, harmonized in four parts; together with the celebrated Christus and Miserere by ZIngarelli #66Page Scan
The Psaltery #d77
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #403bPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d300
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