Acknowledgment of divine love

How dread are Thine eternal years

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Published in 20 hymnals

Author: Frederick W. Faber

Raised in the Church of England, Frederick W. Faber (b. Calverly, Yorkshire, England, 1814; d. Kensington, London, England, 1863) came from a Huguenot and strict Calvinistic family background. He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, and ordained in the Church of England in 1839. Influenced by the teaching of John Henry Newman, Faber followed Newman into the Roman Catholic Church in 1845 and served under Newman's supervision in the Oratory of St. Philip Neri. Because he believed that Roman Catholics should sing hymns like those written by John Newton, Charles Wesley, and William Cowpe, Faber wrote 150 hymns himself. One of his best known, "Faith of Our Fathers," originally had these words in its third stanza: "Faith of Our Fathers! Mary'… Go to person page >

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First Line: How dread are Thine eternal years
Title: Acknowledgment of divine love
Author: Frederick W. Faber

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Church Harmonies #197

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #521

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #208

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Melodies and Hymns for Divine Service in Appleton Chapel #a97

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Plymouth Collection #a555

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #555

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d266

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Revival Hymns #276

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #263

Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d157

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #555

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The Baptist Praise Book #197

The Church Hymn Book #d203

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The Congregational Hymn Book #524

The Gospel Hymnal #d235

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The Gospel Psalmist #362

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #388

The Vestry Hymn Book #d179

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