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Not unto us almighty Lord, but to thyself the glory be

Not unto us almighty Lord, but to thyself the glory be

Author: Henry Francis Lyte
Tune: Barnby's Hymnary, Tune 68
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Henry Francis Lyte

Lyte, Henry Francis, M.A., son of Captain Thomas Lyte, was born at Ednam, near Kelso, June 1, 1793, and educated at Portora (the Royal School of Enniskillen), and at Trinity College, Dublin, of which he was a Scholar, and where he graduated in 1814. During his University course he distinguished himself by gaining the English prize poem on three occasions. At one time he had intended studying Medicine; but this he abandoned for Theology, and took Holy Orders in 1815, his first curacy being in the neighbourhood of Wexford. In 1817, he removed to Marazion, in Cornwall. There, in 1818, he underwent a great spiritual change, which shaped and influenced the whole of his after life, the immediate cause being the illness and death of a brother cler… Go to person page >

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First Line: Not unto us almighty Lord, but to thyself the glory be
Author: Henry Francis Lyte



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

A Church of England Hymn Book #338

A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d303

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #114

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #96

The Book of Praise #d219

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The Evangelical Hymnal with Tunes #474

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d592

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d379

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