God, Whose Love Is Reigning o'er Us

Author: William Boyd Grove

Bishop Grove was born in Johnstown, Pa., and received his education at Bethany College (1951), Drew University (1954) and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary (1978). He served as a pastor in congregations in the Western Pennsylvania Conference, and was consecrated bishop of the West Virginia Conference in 1980. After 12 years of service in this conference, he served for four years in the Albany (N.Y.) Area before retiring from the active episcopacy in 1996. The hymn "God, Whose Love is Reigning O'er Us" was written as a processional hymn for his daughter's wedding. Go to person page >

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First Line: God whose love is reigning over us
Title: God, Whose Love Is Reigning o'er Us
English Title: God, whose love is reigning o'er us
Author: William Boyd Grove (1980)
Source: Korean trans. The United Methodist Korean Hymnal Commitee
Language: English; Korean
Copyright: Words © 1980 William Boyd Grove; © 1980, Korean trans. © 2001 William Boyd Groves



John Goss (PHH 164) composed LAUDA ANIMA (Latin for the opening words of Psalm 103) for this text in 1868. Along with his original harmonizations, intended to interpret the different stanzas, the tune was also included in the appendix to Robert Brown¬ Borthwick's Supplemental Hymn and Tune Book (18…

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The United Methodist Hymnal #100

Voices United #399

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #73

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