In thee I live, and move, and am

In thee I live, and move, and am

Author: Ralph Erskine
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Ralph Erskine

Erskine, Ralph, was son of Henry Erskine who was Rector of Cornhill, Northumberland, before the Act of Uniformity in 1662, and after the Revolution of 1688 was Parish minister of Chirnside, Berwickshire. He was born at Moneylaws, Northumberland, March 15, 1685, his father being then in exile from Scotland for taking part in conventicles. He entered the University of Edinburgh in 1699, was licensed to preach in 1709, in 1711 ordained second minister of the Abbey Church, Dunfermline, and became first minister in 1716. Joining in 1737 with the "Four Brethren," who, protesting against the action of the General As¬sembly on Patronage, had been loosed from their charges by the Commission in 1733 and had formed themselves into a Presbytery at Gai… Go to person page >

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First Line: In thee I live, and move, and am
Author: Ralph Erskine

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A Collection of Hymns #10

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A Hymn and Prayer-Book: for the use of such Lutheran churches as Use the English language #69

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Hymns for Church and Home #12

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Hymns of the Church Universal #276

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Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #199

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #27

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d177

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