How near to us, O God, thou art

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First Line: How near to us, O God, thou art

Notes

How near to us, O God, Thou art. [The Spirit in the Heart.] An anonymous and undated hymn in Dr. J. Hunter's Hymns of Faith and Life , 1889, and The Pilgrim Hymnal, 1904.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Tune

MARYTON

After various tunes had been set to this text, Gladden insisted on the use of MARYTON. Composed by H. Percy Smith (b. Malta, 1825; d. Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, 1898), the tune was originally published as a setting for John Keble's "Sun of My Soul" in Arthur S. Sullivan's Church Hymns with Tun…

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Christian Worship and Praise #249

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Common Praise #251

The New Church Hymnal #d165

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #55

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #64

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