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O Father, Lord of earth and heaven

O Father, Lord of earth and heaven

Author: J. W. Willmarth
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: J. W. Willmarth

Willmarth, James W., was born in Paris, where his father laboured as a Baptist minister, Dec. 23, 1835. He entered the American Baptist ministry in 1860. His hymn "O Father, Lord of earth and heaven" (Holy Baptism ) was written in 1867, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines. It was used at a public baptism at Wakefield, Massachusetts, June 30, 1867. In 1871 it was given, abbreviated to 4 stanzas, in the Baptist Praise Book. It was also rewritten in 5 stanzas, and included in the Baptist Go to person page >

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First Line: O Father, Lord of earth and heaven
Author: J. W. Willmarth

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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Gloria in Excelsis #d463

Gloria in Excelsis #d285

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Sursum Corda #679

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #A33

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #772

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #283.772

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #380

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The Baptist Praise Book #740

The National Baptist Hymn Book #d378

The National Baptist Hymn Book #ad378

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The National Baptist Hymnal #504

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