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God of All, Whose Love Surrounds Us

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Source: Moravian Book of Worship #619
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Author: Daniel B. Merrick

Merrick Daniel B. (Bloomington, Illinois, April 29, 1926--November 11, 2004). Married Dagmar Gustafson in 1952 while a student at Phillips Theological Seminary (A.B., 1948; B.D., 1954); three children. Served churches in Sandoval, Ill.; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Panama Canal Zone; Peoria, Illinois; and Havana, Ill. Won his first hymn writing contest in the mid-1950s. The hymn "O God whose Love Compels Us" was a winning entry for a theme hymn for the American Baptist convention in 1967. Edited the Chalice Hymnal for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). --DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: God of all, whose love surrounds us,
Title: God of All, Whose Love Surrounds Us
Author: Daniel B. Merrick (1955)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7.7
Language: English
Copyright: © 1955 The Hymn Society of America

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DAWAN MAN AI ALKI BRIRAM


CWM RHONDDA

The popularity of Williams's text ("Guide me, O thou great Jehovah") is undoubtedly aided by its association with CWM RHONDDA, composed in 1905 by John Hughes (b. Dowlais, Glamorganshire, Wales, 1873; d. Llantwit Fardre, Wales, 1932) during a church service for a Baptist Cymanfa Ganu (song festival)…

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