If I were an angel, with a bright and starry crown

If I were an angel, with a bright and starry crown

Author: William Cushing
Tune: [If I were an angel, with a bright and starry crown]
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: William Cushing

Rv William Orcutt Cushing USA 1823-1903. Born at Hingham, MA, he read the Bible as a teenager and became a follower of the Orthodox Christian school of thought. At age 18 he decided to become a minister, following in his parents theology. His first pastorate was at the Christian Church, Searsburg, NY. He married Hena Proper in 1854. She was a great help to him throughout his ministry. He ministered at several NY locations over the years, including Searsburg, Auburn, Brookley, Buffalo, and Sparta. Hena died in 1870, and he returned to Searsburg, again serving as pastor there. Working diligently with the Sunday school, he was dearly beloved by young and old. Soon after, he developed a creeping paralysis that caused him to lose his… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: If I were an angel, with a bright and starry crown
Author: William Cushing
Refrain First Line: O, sweet mercy, sweet angel
Copyright: Public Domain

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Chapel Gems for Sunday Schools #50

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Chapel Gems for Sunday Schools #50

Chapel Gems #d36

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Hymns for the use of the Sabbath School of the Second Reformed Church, Albany N. Y. #150

Hymns for the Use of the Sunday School of Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church, Jersey City #d59

The Dove #d18

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