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Grant Us, Lord, the Grace of Giving

Representative Text

Grant us, God, the grace of giving
with a spirit large and free,
that ourselves and all our living
we may offer unto thee.

Source: Voices Together #746

Author: Robert Murray

Murray, Robert, Minister of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, born Dec. 25, 1832, is the author of "From ocean unto ocean" (National Hymn), and "Lord, Thou lov'st the cheerful giver" (Almsgiving), in the Scotch Church Hymnary, 1898. [Rev. James Bonar M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Grant us, Lord, the grace of giving
Title: Grant Us, Lord, the Grace of Giving
Author: Robert Murray
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Language: English

Tune

STUTTGART

STUTTGART was included in Psalmodia Sacra (1715), one of the most significant hymnals of the early sixteenth century [sic: eighteenth century]. Christian F. Witt (b. Altenburg, Germany, e. 1660; d. Altenburg, 1716) was an editor and compiler of that collection; about 100 (of the 774) tunes in that c…

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Hymnal #388

Hymns of the Saints #413

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Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #432

The Covenant Hymnal #640

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Voices Together #746

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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