Great God! Thy Presence

Great God, Thy presence we implore

Author: James Burns
Tune: LEBANON (Zundel)
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: James Burns

Burns, James Drummond, M.A., was born at Edinburgh, February 18, 1823. He studied and graduated M.A. at the University of Edinburgh. In 1845 he became Free Church minister of Dunblane, but resigned through failing health, in 1848, and took charge of the Presbyterian Church at Funchal, Madeira. In 1855 he became minister of Hampstead Presbyterian Church, London. Died at Mentone, Nov. 27, 1864, and was buried in Highgate Cemetery, London. His hymns appeared in:— (l) The Vision of Prophecy: and other Poems (Edin., Edmonston and Douglas). This was originally published in 1854, and enlarged in 1858. The Poems are distinguished by vivid colouring and poetic imagination, along with directness, delicacy of execution, pensive sweetness, and t… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Great God, Thy presence we implore
Title: Great God! Thy Presence
Author: James Burns
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
Page Scan

Bugle Notes for the Temperance Army #127c

Page Scan

Precious Hymns #199

Ripples of Song #d15

Page Scan

The Glorious Cause #130b

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us