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I bless thee, Lord, for sorrows sent

I bless thee, Lord, for sorrows sent

Author: Samuel Johnson
Tune: WARD (Scottish)
Published in 29 hymnals

Author: Samuel Johnson

Johnson, Samuel, M.A, was born at Salem, Massachusetts, Oct. 10, 1822, and educated at Harvard, where he graduated in Arts in 1842, and in Theology in 1846. In 1853 he formed a Free Church in Lynn, Massachusetts, and remained its pastor to 1870. Although never directly connected with any religious denomination, he was mainly associated in the public mind with the Unitarians. He was joint editor with S. Longfellow (q. v.) of A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion, Boston, 1846; the Supplement to the same, 1848; and Hymns of the Spirit, 1864. His contributions to these collections were less numerous than those by S. Longfellow, but not less meritorious. He died at North Andover, Massachusetts, Feb. 19, 1882. His hymns were thus contr… Go to person page >

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First Line: I bless thee, Lord, for sorrows sent
Author: Samuel Johnson



Instances (1 - 29 of 29)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #745Page Scan
African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #562Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d366
Christian Chorals, for the Chapel and Fireside #151Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #645Page Scan
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #74Page Scan
Hymnal Adapted to the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Revised Edition #562Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #881Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Universal #429Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #593Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #952Page Scan
Services for Congregational Worship #256Page Scan
Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #474Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad462
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #962Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #962Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #962Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #962Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #962Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #571Page Scan
The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book: adapted to the doctrines and usages of the church (6th ed.) #562Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #989Page Scan
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d359
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #532Page Scan
The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #142Page Scan
The New Hymn and Tune Book #d165
The Treasury of American Sacred Song with Notes Explanatory and Biographical #150Page Scan
Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d157
Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d105