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Light of the world, shine on our souls

Light of the world, shine on our souls

Author: Edward H. Bickersteth
Published in 21 hymnals

Author: Edward H. Bickersteth

Bickersteth, Edward Henry, D.D., son of Edward Bickersteth, Sr. born at Islington, Jan. 1825, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A. with honours, 1847; M.A., 1850). On taking Holy Orders in 1848, he became curate of Banningham, Norfolk, and then of Christ Church, Tunbridge Wells. His preferment to the Rectory of Hinton-Martell, in 1852, was followed by that of the Vicarage of Christ Church, Hampstead, 1855. In 1885 he became Dean of Gloucester, and the same year Bishop of Exeter. Bishop Bickersteth's works, chiefly poetical, are:— (l) Poems, 1849; (2) Water from the Well-spring, 1852; (3) The Rock of Ages, 1858 ; (4) Commentary on the New Testament, 1864; (5) Yesterday, To-day, and For Ever, 1867; (6) The Spirit of Life, 1868;… Go to person page >

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First Line: Light of the world, shine on our souls
Author: Edward H. Bickersteth



Instances (1 - 21 of 21)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Advent Hymn Book #d56
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #25Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #25Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d622
Hymns of the Millennial Dawn, with Music: a Choice Collection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d149
Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention: with an additional selection #410Page Scan
Millennial Harp: designed for meetings on the second coming Christ (Improved ed.) #C115Page Scan
Millennial Harp: or, Second Advent Hymns: designed for the meetings on the second coming of Christ #M115Page Scan
Millennial Musings #d61
New Union Hymns #425Page Scan
Poems and Hymns of Dawn #154Page Scan
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d471
The Advent Christian Hymnal. Rev. #d203
The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #14aPage Scan
The Christians' Songster #d64
The Harp #211Page Scan
The Jubilee Harp: a choice selection of psalmody, ancient and modern, designed for use in public and social worship #233Page Scan
The Millennial Harp #d234
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #184Page Scan
The Southern Psalmist #d451
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d473
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