Comforter of all that Mourn

Jesus, Comforter divine, Consolations, Lord, are thine

Author: George Richards
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Jesus, comforter divine!
Consolations, Lord, are thine;
Mightiest comforts, full of good,
Worthy of the living God.

2 Thou shalt wipe all tears away,
Mid the blessed realms of day;
Thou shalt hush each rising sigh;
Sorrow, pain and death shall die.

3 Highest praises wait thy name,
Great, unchanging, glorious fame;
Jesus, comforter divine!
Praises, praises, Lord, be thine.


Source: Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: selected and original, designed for the use of the Church Universal in public and private devotion #XLVI

Author: George Richards

Richards, George, born near Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1755. For some years he was Purser and Chaplain in the United States Navy, and also taught a school in Boston. In 1789 he became an Universalist preacher, ministered at Portsmouth, New Haven, 1793-1809, and from 1809 in Philadelphia, where, his mind having given way under trouble, he died by his own hand, March 16, 1816. With S. Lane he edited the Universalist Hymn Book, published at Boston, 1792. This was one of the earliest collections of that body. It contained 49 of Richards's hymns. In 1801 he published A Collection of Hymns, Dover, New Hampshire, which contained 6 additional hymns by himself, and in 1806, also at Dover, a second edition of the same, greatly enlarged, with anothe… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, Comforter divine, Consolations, Lord, are thine
Title: Comforter of all that Mourn
Author: George Richards
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #255

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Christian Hymns #11

Conference Hymns and Tunes #d50

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #A15

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #XLVI

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The Gospel Psalmist #247

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