O praise the Lord, 'tis sweet to raise

O praise the Lord, 'tis sweet to raise

Author: Henry Francis Lyte
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Henry Francis Lyte

Lyte, Henry Francis, M.A., son of Captain Thomas Lyte, was born at Ednam, near Kelso, June 1, 1793, and educated at Portora (the Royal School of Enniskillen), and at Trinity College, Dublin, of which he was a Scholar, and where he graduated in 1814. During his University course he distinguished himself by gaining the English prize poem on three occasions. At one time he had intended studying Medicine; but this he abandoned for Theology, and took Holy Orders in 1815, his first curacy being in the neighbourhood of Wexford. In 1817, he removed to Marazion, in Cornwall. There, in 1818, he underwent a great spiritual change, which shaped and influenced the whole of his after life, the immediate cause being the illness and death of a brother cler… Go to person page >

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First Line: O praise the Lord, 'tis sweet to raise
Author: Henry Francis Lyte



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Hymns and Tunes: for Public and Private Worship, and Sunday Schools #252Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship, Compiled for the Use of Canadian Baptist Churches #d222
Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part I #d173
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #127Page Scan
The Gospel Praise Book #d318
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