O Lord, it is a blessed thing

O Lord, it is a blessed thing

Author: William Walsham How
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: William Walsham How

How, William Walsham, D.D., son of William Wybergh How, Solicitor, Shrewsbury, was born Dec. 13, 1823, at Shrewsbury, and educated at Shrewsbury School and Wadham College, Oxford (B.A. 1845). Taking Holy Orders in 1846, he became successively Curate of St. George's, Kidderminster, 1846; and of Holy Cross, Shrewsbury, 1848. In 1851 he was preferred to the Rectory of Whittington, Diocese of St. Asaph, becoming Rural Dean in 1853, and Hon. Canon of the Cathedral in 1860. In 1879 he was appointed Rector of St. Andrew's Undershaft, London, and was consecrated Suffragan Bishop for East London, under the title of the Bishop of Bedford, and in 1888 Bishop of Wakefield. Bishop How is the author of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Commen… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Lord, it is a blessed thing
Author: William Walsham How

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Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Church of England Hymn Book: adapted to the daily services of the Church throughout the year #78
Church Hymns with Tunes #54
Hymnal Amore Dei #68Page Scan
Hymnal, Amore Dei #68Page Scan
Hymns of the Kingdom of God #d300
Plymouth Sunday-School Hymnal #d137
Services for Congregational Worship #159Page Scan
The American Hymnal #d414
The New Hymn and Tune Book #d301
The Students' Hymnal #114Page Scan



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