Humble, Lord, my haughty spirit

Humble, Lord, my haughty spirit

Author: Henry Francis Lyte
Tune: TALMAR
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Henry Francis Lyte

Lyte, Henry Francis, M.A., son of Captain Thomas Lyte, was born at Ednam, near Kelso, June 1, 1793, and educated at Portora (the Royal School of Enniskillen), and at Trinity College, Dublin, of which he was a Scholar, and where he graduated in 1814. During his University course he distinguished himself by gaining the English prize poem on three occasions. At one time he had intended studying Medicine; but this he abandoned for Theology, and took Holy Orders in 1815, his first curacy being in the neighbourhood of Wexford. In 1817, he removed to Marazion, in Cornwall. There, in 1818, he underwent a great spiritual change, which shaped and influenced the whole of his after life, the immediate cause being the illness and death of a brother cler… Go to person page >

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First Line: Humble, Lord, my haughty spirit
Author: Henry Francis Lyte

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #501

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #501

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Helps for Worship: for Use in the Sunday School, the Prayer Meetings and the Home #115

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Hymns of Grace and Truth #176

Hymns for Worship, for Use in the Sunday School, the Prayer Meeting and Home #d45

Hymns of Grace and Truth. 2nd ed. #d123

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d360

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The Westminster Hymnal for congregational and social use and for the Sunday School #215

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