O Praise the Gracious Power

Author: Thomas H. Troeger

Professor Thomas H. Troeger is ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church and as a minister in the Presbyterian Church. He has written 20 books in the fields of preaching, poetry, hymnody and worship. He studied at Yale University, Colgate Rochester Divinity School, Dickinson College and Virginia Theological Seminary. He is also a poet whose work appears in many hymnals. NN, Hymnary Go to person page >



MARION (Messiter)

Arthur H. Messiter (b. Frome, Somersetshire, England, 1834; d. New York, NY, 1916) composed MARION for this text in 1883 and named it after his wife [sic. mother]. The tune was published in the Hymnal with Music as Used in Trinity Church (1893), a hymnal compiled by Messiter during his long term of…

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Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #226

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #357

Common Praise (1998) #396

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #651

Hymnal Supplement II #54

Hymnal #111

Presbyterian Hymnal #471


Sing! A New Creation #35

The Covenant Hymnal #305

The New Century Hymnal #54


Voices United #397

With One Voice #750

Worship Together #37

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