In the Name of God, the Father

In the name of God the Father (Hewett)

Author: John W. Hewett
Published in 16 hymnals

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1 In the name of God, the Father,
In the name of God, the Son,
In the name of God, the Spirit,
One in Three, and Three, in One,
In the name, which highest angels
Speak not, ere they veil their face,
Crying, “Holy, holy, holy!”
Come we to this sacred place.

2 Here, in figure represented,
See the passion once again;
Here behold the Lamb most holy
As for our redemption slain;
Here the Saviour’s body broken,
Here the blood which Jesus shed,
Mystic food of life eternal
See, for our refreshment spread.

3 Here shall highest praise be offered,
Here shall meekest pray’r be poured,
Here, with body, soul and spirit,
God incarnate be adored.
Holy Jesus, for Thy coming,
May Thy love our hearts prepare;
Thine we fain would have them wholly,
Enter, Lord, and tarry there.

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #525

Author: John W. Hewett

Hewett, John William, M.A., was born in 1824, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A. 1849, M.A. 1852). From 1849 to 1852 he was a Fellow of St. Nicolas College, Shoreham; and subsequently he was Head Master of Bloxham Grammar School (1853-56), and Senior Classical Master in the North London College School (1874-78). He has also held curacies in London and the neighbourhood. He edited The Sealed Copy of the Prayer Book, 1848, and other works, and is the author of History and Description of Exeter Cathedral; and another of Ely. His original hymns and translations appeared in his Verses by a Country Curate 1859. From this work the following hymns have come into common use:— 1. In the Name of God the Father. Holy Communion. Th… Go to person page >

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First Line: In the name of God the Father (Hewett)
Title: In the Name of God, the Father
Author: John W. Hewett
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


In the name of God the Father . J. W. Hewett, p. 520, ii. This hymn is not in his Verses, &c, 1859, but in the People's Hymnal, 1867.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



Instances (1 - 16 of 16)

A Church of England Hymn Book #519

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Christian Praise #341

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Christian Praise #341

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Gloria Deo #525

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Hymns and Chants #212

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Hymns for the Reformed Church in the United States #425

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In Excelsis #660

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In Excelsis #a660

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The Book of Common Praise #256

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The Church Hymnary #751

The Friends' Hymnal #d280

The Gospel Praise Book #d208

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The New Laudes Domini #1098

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The Primary and Junior Hymnal #203

The Primary Sunday School Hymnal #d87

The St. Alban Hymnal #d197

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