O God, while generations flee

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First Line: O God, while generations flee
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O God, while generations flee Like leaves. [God our All.] An anonymous and undated hymn in The Pilgrim Hymnal, 1904.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)


ST. SAVIOUR (Baker 11716)


Though no firm documentation exists, ST. ANNE was probably composed by William Croft (PHH 149), possibly when he was organist from 1700-1711 at St. Anne's Church in Soho, London, England. (According to tradition, St. Anne was the mother of the Virgin Mary.) The tune was first published in A Suppleme…

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Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #371

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Services for Congregational Worship #397

The New Hymn and Tune Book #d292

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #48

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #49

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