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O God, to whom our fathers prayed

O God, to whom our fathers prayed

Author: Horace L. Hastings
Tune: EWALL
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O God, to whom our fathers pray'd,
And joined in songs of praise;
Thou art our God, our resent aid,
Our trust for endless days.

2 Bless us, O Lord, beneath Thy care
Still would we pray and sing;
Accept our praise, and hear and pray’r,
Our Saviour, God and King.

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #58

Author: Horace L. Hastings

Hastings, Horace Lorenzo, was born at Blandford, Mass., Nov. 26, 1831; commenced writing hymns, and preaching, in his 17th year, and laboured as an evangelist in various parts of the U. S. In 1866 he established The Christian, a monthly paper, in which many of his hymns have appeared, and in 1865 the Scriptural Tract Repository in Boston. He published Social Hymns, Original and Selected, Boston, 1865; Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part i., 1880; and in August, 1886, the same completed, to tho extent of 1533 hymns, 450 of which are original and signed "H." The best known of these is "Shall we meet beyond the river," written in N. Y. city, 1858, and lately published as a leaflet in 14 stanzas of 8 lines. The text i… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O God, to whom our fathers prayed
Author: Horace L. Hastings

Notes

O God, to Whom our fathers prayed. H. L. Hastings. [Resignation.] From his Songs of Pilgrimage, 1886, in which it is dated 1883. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

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Gloria Deo #58

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Songs of Pilgrimage #397

The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #d437

The Friends' Hymnal. Rev. ed. #ad437

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