O blessed life, the heart at rest

O blessed life, the heart at rest

Author: William T. Matson
Published in 23 hymnals

Author: William T. Matson

Matson, William Tidd, was born at West Hackney, London, Oct. 17, 1833. He was educated first under the Rev. J. M. Gould, and then at St. John's College, Cambridge. Subsequently he studied under Professor Nesbitt, at the Agricultural and Chemical College, Kennington. In 1853 he underwent a great spiritual change. Leaving the Church of England, he first joined the Methodist New Connexion body, and then the Congregationalists. After the usual theological training, he entered the ministry, and held several pastorates, including Havant, Hants; Gosport; Highbury; Portsmouth, and others. His poetical works include:— (1) A Summer Evening Reverie, and Other Poems, 1857; (2) Poems, 1858; (3) Pleasures of the Sanctuary, 1865; (4) The Inner Life, 1… Go to person page >

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First Line: O blessed life, the heart at rest
Author: William T. Matson

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REDHEAD NO. 4


FEDERAL STREET

Henry Kemble Oliver (b. Beverly, MA, 1800; d. Salem, MA, 1885) composed FEDERAL STREET in 1832, possibly as an imitation of earlier psalm tunes in long meter. He took it to a music class taught by Lowell Mason (who may have contributed to the harmony); Mason (PHH 96) published it in his Boston Acade…

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LONG MILFORD


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Instances

Instances (1 - 23 of 23)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Church of England Hymn Book: adapted to the daily services of the Church throughout the year #340
Common Praise: hymns with tunes for Christian worship #398Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d449
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #233Page Scan
Hymnal Amore Dei #279Page Scan
Hymnal, Amore Dei #279Page Scan
Hymns for the Living Age #241Page Scan
Hymns in Harmony with Modern Thought #26Text InfoPage Scan
Hymns of the United Church #d257
Hymns of the United Church, the Disciples hymnal #d252
Inter-Church Hymnal #d247
Isles of Shoals Hymn Book and Candle Light Service #16Page Scan
Mawl a chân = praise and song : llyfr hymnau a thonau i Gymru ar Wasgar = hymnal for Welsh and English church worship / crynhoad pwyllgor Eglwys Gymraeg, Detroit, Michigan #243
Services for Congregational Worship #88Page Scan
The American Hymnal #d369
The Ideal Song and Hymn Book #d220
The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #529
The New Hymn and Tune Book #d268
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #845Page Scan
The Pilgrim Hymnal #196Page Scan
The Pilgrim Hymnal: with responsive readings and other aids to worship #260Page Scan
Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d255
University Hymn Book for use in the Chapel of Harvard University #d143



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