Nearer, ever nearer, Christ, We draw to thee

Nearer, ever nearer, Christ, We draw to thee

Author: Godfrey Thring
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: Godfrey Thring

Thring, Godfrey, B.A., son of the Rev. J. G. D. Thring, of Alford, Somerset, was born at Alford, March 25, 1823, and educated at Shrewsbury School, and at Balliol College, Oxford, B.A. in 1845. On taking Holy Orders he was curate of Stratfield-Turgis, 1846-50; of Strathfieldsaye, 1850-53; and of other parishes to 1858, when he became rector of Alford-with-Hornblotton, Somerset. R.D. 1867-76. In 1876 he was preferred as prebend of East Harptree in Wells cathedral. Prebendary Thring's poetical works are:— Hymns Congregational and Others, 1866; Hymns and Verses, 1866; and Hymns and Sacred Lyrics, 1874. In 1880 he published A Church of England Hymnbook Adapted to the Daily Services of the Church throughout the Year; and in 1882, a revised and… Go to person page >

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Author: Godfrey Thring

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #468

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #701

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #322

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Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #763

Songs of the Century No. 2 #d101

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Sursum Corda: a book of praise #495

The Calvary Hymnal for Sunday School, Prayer Meeting and Church Service #d194

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The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #763

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The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #700

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University Hymns: with tunes arranged for men's voices #192

Worship and Song #d156

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