My God, my Father, dost Thou call

My God, my Father, dost Thou call

Author: Edward H. Bickersteth
Tune: HOLLEY
Published in 6 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: My God, my Father, dost Thou call
Author: Edward H. Bickersteth

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My God, my Father, dost Thou call? Bishop E. H. Bickersteth. [Home Missions.] Written for the London Church Mission, 1874, and printed in the Guardian, and afterwards published in his Hymnal Companion, 1876. It has since passed into several hymn-books, including the Primitive Methodist Hymnal, 1887, &c.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Church Hymnal, Third Edition #700
Church Hymns: with tunes (New ed.) #476Page Scan
The Book of Common Praise, being the Hymn Book of the Church of England in Canada. Annotated ed. #d410
The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #759
The Hymnal Companion to the Book of Common Prayer with accompanying tunes (3rd ed., rev. and enl.) #173Page Scan
The Song Book of the Salvation Army #d497



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