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God, the Father, from Thy throne

God, the Father, from Thy throne

Author: H. W. Baker
Tune: [God the Father, from Thy Throne]
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: H. W. Baker

Baker, Sir Henry Williams, Bart., eldest son of Admiral Sir Henry Loraine Baker, born in London, May 27, 1821, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated, B.A. 1844, M.A. 1847. Taking Holy Orders in 1844, he became, in 1851, Vicar of Monkland, Herefordshire. This benefice he held to his death, on Monday, Feb. 12, 1877. He succeeded to the Baronetcy in 1851. Sir Henry's name is intimately associated with hymnody. One of his earliest compositions was the very beautiful hymn, "Oh! what if we are Christ's," which he contributed to Murray's Hymnal for the Use of the English Church, 1852. His hymns, including metrical litanies and translations, number in the revised edition of Hymns Ancient & Modern, 33 in all. These were cont… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God, the Father, from Thy throne
Author: H. W. Baker
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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A Church hymnal #301

Church Hymns with Tunes #584

Hymns Ancient and Modern #120

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Hymns for the Children of the Church #356

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The Church Hymnal #337

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The Hymnary with Tunes #102

The Sarum Hymnal #160

The Trinity Hymnal, with Offices of Devotion #d20

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