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O King of mercy, from thy throne on high

O King of mercy, from thy throne on high

Author: Thomas R. Birks
Published in 22 hymnals

Author: Thomas R. Birks

Birks, Thomas Rawson, M.A., b. Sept. 1810, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A. 1834, M.A. 1837), of which he subsequently became a Fellow. Having taken Holy Orders in 1837, he became Rector of Kelshall, Herts, 1844; Vicar of Holy Trinity, Cambridge, 1866; Hon. Canon of Ely Cathedral, 1871; and Professor of Moral Philosophy, Cambridge, 1872. He d. at Cambridge, July 21, 1883. His works, to the number of 25, include Biblical, Astronomical, Scientific, Prophetic, and other subjects. He also wrote the Memoirs of the Rev. E Bickersteth (his father-in-law), 2 vols., 1851. His hymns appeared in Bickersteth's Christian Psalmody; 1833; and, together with Versions of the Psalms, in his Companion Psalter, 1874. They number upwards of 100… Go to person page >

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First Line: O King of mercy, from thy throne on high
Author: Thomas R. Birks



Instances (1 - 22 of 22)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Hymnal #d343
Church Hymnal, Fourth Edition #239
Church Hymnal, Third Edition #220
Gloria in Excelsis #d487
Hymns of the Christian Centuries #243Page Scan
Hymns of the Church: new and old #89Page Scan
In Excelsis: hymns with tunes for Christian worship #672Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #1033Page Scan
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book: official hymn book of the Methodist Church #464Page Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #2Page Scan
Pilgrim Songs No.2 #d184
The Baptist Standard Hymnal with Responsive Readings #662Page Scan
The Century Hymnal #418Page Scan
The Church Hymnary: a collection of hymns and tunes for public worship #682Page Scan
The Hymnal Companion to the Book of Common Prayer with accompanying tunes (3rd ed., rev. and enl.) #452Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #2Page Scan
The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #633
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #1092Page Scan
The Pilgrim Hymnal #363Page Scan
The Pilgrim Hymnal: with responsive readings and other aids to worship #478Page Scan
The Students' Hymnal #119Page Scan
Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d282
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