Murray, Robert, Minister of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, born Dec. 25, 1832, is the author of "From ocean unto ocean" (National Hymn), and "Lord, Thou lov'st the cheerful giver" (Almsgiving), in the Scotch Church Hymnary, 1898. [Rev. James Bonar M.A.]
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Dmitri Stephanovich Bortnianski (b. Gloukoff, Ukraine, 1751; d. St. Petersburg, Russia, 1825) was a Russian composer of church music, operas, and instrumental music. His tune ST. PETERSBURG (also known as RUSSIAN HYMN) was first published in J. H. Tscherlitzky's Choralbuch (1825).
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Display Title: Jesus, Lord, we humbly prayFirst Line: Jesus, Lord, we humbly prayTune Title: WELLSAuthor: Robert MurrayMeter: 188.8.131.52.7.7.Scripture: 1 Chronicles 29:17; Psalm 24:1Date: 1897Subject: The Church | Almsgiving and Beneficence