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O Praise the Gracious Power

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Author: Thomas H. Troeger

Thomas Troeger (b. 1945), professor of Christian communication at Yale Divinity school, is a well known preacher, poet, and musician. He is a fellow of Silliman College, holds a B.A. from Yale University; B.D. Colgate Rochester Divinity School; S.T. D. Dickinson College, and was awarded an honorary D.D. from Virginia Theological Seminary. He was ordained in the Presbyterian Church in 1970 and the Episcopal Church in 1999, and remains dually aligned with both traditions. Troerger has led conferences and lectures in worship and preaching throughout North America, as well as in Denmark, Holland, Australia, Japan, and Africa. He served as national chaplain to the American Guild of Organists, and for the last three years he has hosted the Season… Go to person page >

Tune

CHRISTPRAISE RAY


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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Timeline

Instances

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #226

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #357

Common Praise (1998) #396

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #651

Hymnal Supplement II #54

Hymnal #111

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Sing! A New Creation #35

The Covenant Hymnal #305

The New Century Hymnal #54

The Presbyterian Hymnal #471

Voices Together #87

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Voices United #397

With One Voice #750

Worship Together #37

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