Holy Father, hear me, thou art my defender

Holy Father, hear me, thou art my defender

Author: Edward H. Bickersteth
Published in 4 hymnals

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Author: Edward H. Bickersteth

Bickersteth, Edward Henry, D.D., son of Edward Bickersteth, Sr. born at Islington, Jan. 1825, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A. with honours, 1847; M.A., 1850). On taking Holy Orders in 1848, he became curate of Banningham, Norfolk, and then of Christ Church, Tunbridge Wells. His preferment to the Rectory of Hinton-Martell, in 1852, was followed by that of the Vicarage of Christ Church, Hampstead, 1855. In 1885 he became Dean of Gloucester, and the same year Bishop of Exeter. Bishop Bickersteth's works, chiefly poetical, are:— (l) Poems, 1849; (2) Water from the Well-spring, 1852; (3) The Rock of Ages, 1858 ; (4) Commentary on the New Testament, 1864; (5) Yesterday, To-day, and For Ever, 1867; (6) The Spirit of Life, 1868;… Go to person page >

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First Line: Holy Father, hear me, thou art my defender
Author: Edward H. Bickersteth

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Holy Father, hear me. Bp. F. H. Bickersteth. [Morning.] Written in 1881, and published in his From Year to Year, 1883, p. 145; and the Hymnal Companion, 1890.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Media

The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #441b

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
The Book of Common Praise, being the Hymn Book of the Church of England in Canada. Annotated ed. #d238
The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #441a
The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #441bScoreAudio
The Hymnal Companion to the Book of Common Prayer with accompanying tunes (3rd ed., rev. and enl.) #15



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