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O God, forever blest

O God, forever blest

Author: Edward H. Bickersteth
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Edward H. Bickersteth

Bickersteth, Edward Henry, D.D., son of Edward Bickersteth, Sr. born at Islington, Jan. 1825, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A. with honours, 1847; M.A., 1850). On taking Holy Orders in 1848, he became curate of Banningham, Norfolk, and then of Christ Church, Tunbridge Wells. His preferment to the Rectory of Hinton-Martell, in 1852, was followed by that of the Vicarage of Christ Church, Hampstead, 1855. In 1885 he became Dean of Gloucester, and the same year Bishop of Exeter. Bishop Bickersteth's works, chiefly poetical, are:— (l) Poems, 1849; (2) Water from the Well-spring, 1852; (3) The Rock of Ages, 1858 ; (4) Commentary on the New Testament, 1864; (5) Yesterday, To-day, and For Ever, 1867; (6) The Spirit of Life, 1868;… Go to person page >

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First Line: O God, forever blest
Author: Edward H. Bickersteth

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Carmina Sanctorum #D8

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Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #D7

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book #D9

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #D8

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #D8

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #D8

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The Church Hymnary #D5

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #1129

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The Praise Hymnary #247

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