O Word of life, the ages thy glory shall not

Author: Vernette C. Cauble

Vernette Cedarleaf Cauble is a housewife residing in Annandale, Virginia. She is married to Colonel Gordon B. Cauble (U.S. Army Signal Corps) now stationed at Viet-Nam. They have four teen-age children, two boys and two girls. In addition to her family duties, she finds time to participate in musical activities. She notes among her hobbies choral direction, writing music and poetry, and miscellaneous forms of religious writing. She was born in Chicago, and received her education in the Schools of Rockford, Illinois and Washington, D.C. --Fifteen New Bible Hymns, 1966. Used by permission. Go to person page >

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First Line: O Word of life, the ages thy glory shall not
Author: Vernette C. Cauble
Publication Date: 1966
Copyright: Copyright 1966 by the Hymn Society of America



Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed the tune in 1835 for use at a missions festival at Blackburn, Lancashire, England. For that festival, which celebrated the three-hundredth anniversary of the Reformation in England, the tune was set to Reginald Heber's (PHH 249) “From Greenland's Icy Mountains.”…

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Fifteen New Bible Hymns #2

Hymn Society of America [Hymns Published for Special Occasions, and on Special Subjects] 1942-79 #d179

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