Great God, we would to thee make known

Great God, we would to thee make known

Author: P. H. Brown
Published in 24 hymnals

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1 Great God, we would to thee make known
Each fond maternal care;
For this we gather round thy throne,
And bring our children there.

2 Lord, hear the parents' earnest cry,
And save our children dear;
Now send thy Spirit from on high,
And fill them with thy fear.

3 Oh, make them love thy holy law,
And joyful walk therein;
Their hearts to new obedience draw,
Save them from every sin.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #741

Author: P. H. Brown

Brown, Phoebe, née Hinsdale. A member of the Congregational body, born at Canaan, Columbia County, New York, May 1, 1783, she was left an orphan when two years old. At nine she fell into the hands of a relative who kept a county gaol. These, says her son, "were years of intense and cruel suffering. The tale of her early life which she has left her children is a narrative of such deprivations, cruel treatment, and toil, as it breaks my heart to read." Escaping from this bondage at 18, she was sought by kind people, and sent for three months to a common school at Claverack, N.Y., where she learned to write, and made profession of faith in Christ. In 1805 she was married to Timothy H. Brown, a painter, and subsequently lived at East Windsor a… Go to person page >

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First Line: Great God, we would to thee make known
Author: P. H. Brown

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d180

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #748

Hymns for Mothers #d28

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #1182

Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d108

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Mission Songs: a collection of hymns and music, designed for Sabbath schools #45

Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d42

Select Hymns #d150

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Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #507

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1112

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #1061

The Church Hymn Book #d318

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The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #77

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The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #975

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #975

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #1213

The Sabbath School Lyre #d47

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The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #741

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