Make channels for the streams of love

Make channels for the streams of love

Author: Richard Chenevix Trench
Published in 57 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Make channels for the streams of love,
Where they may broadly run;
And love has overflowing streams
To fill them every one.

2 But if at any time we cease
Such channels to provide,
The very founts of love for us
Will soon be parched and dried.

3 For we must share, if we would keep,
That blessing from above:
Ceasing to give, we cease to have;
Such is the law of love.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #611

Author: Richard Chenevix Trench

Trench, Richard Chenevix, D.D. was born in North Frederick Street, Dublin, on Sept. 9th, 1807, during a visit of his parents of some mouths to Ireland. His father was Richard Trench, 6th son of Frederick Trench, of Woodlands, Co. Galway; his mother Melesina, only grandchild and heiress of Richard Chenevix, Bishop of Waterford, and widow of Colonel St. George. On his mother's side he was almost purely French, the grandfather of Bishop Chenevix of Waterford, Philip Chenevix of d'Eply of Loraine having only taken refuge in England on the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. The Huguenot refugee families married for a long time within themselves, and in Mrs. Richard Trench, four distinct foreign strains were blended. Her sons (the Archbishop and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Make channels for the streams of love
Author: Richard Chenevix Trench
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Language: English

Tune

DALEHURST


COLCHESTER (Purcell)


SONG 67

SONG 67 was published as a setting for Psalm 1 in Edmund Prys's Welsh Llyfr y Psalmau (1621). Erik Routley (PHH 31) suggests that the tune should be ascribed to Prys. Orlando Gibbons (PHH 167) supplied a new bass line for the melody when it was published with a number of his own tunes in George With…

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Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #86

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #456

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Good Will Songs: a Compilation of Hymns and Tunes #195

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d392

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #599

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #632

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Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #385

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Hymnal Amore Dei #203

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #471

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #471

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Hymns in Harmony with Modern Thought #102

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Hymns of the Church Universal #326

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Hymns of the Spirit #528

Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #276a

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Isles of Shoals Hymn Book and Candle Light Service #185

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #321

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1058

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d392

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Sacred Songs For Public Worship: a hymn and tune book #47

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Services for Congregational Worship #340

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Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy, a selection of spiritual songs, old and new #266

Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #d101

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The Baptist Praise Book #922

The Beacon Hymnal #d125

The Christian Hymnal #d418

The Christian Hymnist #d340

The Church Hymn Book #d315

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The Gospel Psalmist #780

The Hill School Hymnal and Service Book #d131

The New Hymn and Tune Book #d231

The Saints' Harp #d536

The St. Alban Hymnal #d246

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The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #611

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d215

Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d154

Universal Hymns Compiled for the North End Union #d93

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