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Made of one blood with all on earth who [to] dwell

Made of one blood with all on earth who [to] dwell

Author: Nolan R. Best
Tune: FRATERNITY
Published in 12 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

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1 Made of one blood with all on earth who dwell,
Born brothers of the near and far as well,
The children of one sacred Fatherhood,
And common heirs of universal good—
Grant us, who bow, O Lord, before Thy sovereign face,
To learn with Thee to love our world encircling race.

2 Our elder brother to a mortal frame
His God-like glory humbled and became
The fellow of the poor, the sick man’s aid,
Defense of weakling, finder of the strayed.
Grant us to be, O Lord, disciples of His death,
And breathe His love to men through every living breath.

3 Amidst the troubled, grieving, overborne,
Among the helpless, hopeless, and forlorn,
Engirt with ill and poverty and pain,
And bitter strife of greed for empty gain—
Give us, O Lord, the sight with Christly eyes to see
The hidden, soul-deep need of men for us and Thee.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11165

Author: Nolan R. Best

Nolan R. Best was born on Apr­il 9, 1871 in Ohio. He at­tend­ed Ot­ter­bein Un­i­vers­i­ty in Wes­ter­ville, Ohio (BA 1892). Best ed­it­ed The Con­ti­nent, a Pres­by­ter­i­an news­pa­per in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois, 1910-24 and in 1926, he was sec­re­ta­ry of the Bal­ti­more Fed­er­a­tion of Church­es. His works in­clude: History of Pe­ter and Ma­ry Best and Their Fam­i­ly, 1897 The Col­lege Man in Doubt, 1902 Beyond the Na­tur­al Ord­er, (New York etc.: Flem­ing H. Re­vell, 1908) Applied Re­li­gion for Ev­ery(New York & Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: Flem­ing H. Re­vell, 1916) In­spir­a­tion: A Stu­dy of Di­vine In­flu­ence and Au­thor­i­ty in the Ho­ly Scr… Go to person page >

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First Line: Made of one blood with all on earth who [to] dwell
Author: Nolan R. Best

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The Cyber Hymnal #11165
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)



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