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O, Jesus, light of all below

Author: Bernard of Clairvaux

Bernard of Clairvaux, saint, abbot, and doctor, fills one of the most conspicuous positions in the history of the middle ages. His father, Tecelin, or Tesselin, a knight of great bravery, was the friend and vassal of the Duke of Burgundy. Bernard was born at his father's castle on the eminence of Les Fontaines, near Dijon, in Burgundy, in 1091. He was educated at Chatillon, where he was distinguished for his studious and meditative habits. The world, it would be thought, would have had overpowering attractions for a youth who, like Bernard, had all the advantages that high birth, great personal beauty, graceful manners, and irresistible influence could give, but, strengthened in the resolve by night visions of his mother (who had dies! in… Go to person page >

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First Line: O, Jesus, light of all below
Author: Bernard of Clairvaux



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A Church Hymn Book: for the use of congregations of the United Church of England and Ireland #99Page Scan
Chapel Gems for Sunday Schools: selected from The Snow Bird, Red Bird, Dove and Blue Bird, and from Linnet (Enl. ed.) #117Page Scan
Chapel Gems: Enlarged Edition #d54
Chapel Treasures (Christ Chapel Sabbath-School, Lebanon, PA) #144Page Scan
Echo to Happy Voices #73Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d499
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #355Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #146Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #146Page Scan
Hymns for Worship #d127
Hymns of the Church Universal #200Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #593Page Scan
Revival Hymns #263Page Scan
Songs for the Service of Prayer #102Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #593Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #364Page Scan
The Harp #342Page Scan
The Master's Call #127Page Scan
Winnogiene Songs #d18
Worship in Song: a selection of hymns and tunes for the Service of the Sanctuary #421Page Scan