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O gentle presence, peace and joy and power

Author: Mary Baker Eddy

Mary Baker Eddy (born Mary Morse Baker, July 16, 1821 – December 3, 1910) is the discoverer and founder of Christian Science, a religious movement that emerged in New England in the late 19th century. Eddy is the author of the movement’s textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (first published in 1875), and founder of The First Church of Christ, Scientist (1892). She also founded The Christian Science Publishing Society (1898). Mary Morse Baker was born in Bow, New Hampshire, the youngest of six children of Abigail and Mark Baker. Raised a Congregationalist, she came to reject teachings such as predestination and original sin, but she loved the biblical accounts of early Christian healing. Mark Baker, Eddy’s fat… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O gentle presence, peace and joy and power
Author: Mary Baker Eddy
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

MORECAMBE

MORECAMBE was composed in 1870 by Frederick C. Atkinson (b. Norwich, England, 1841; d. East Dereham, England, 1896) as a setting for Henry Lyte's "Abide with Me" (442). It was first published in G. S. Barrett and E.J. Hopkins's Congregational Church Hymnal (1887). The tune is named for a coastal tow…

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EXPECTATION (Berggreen)


HALMONI


Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Christian Science Hymnal #539

Christian Science Hymnal #540

Include 8 pre-1979 instances
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