One Lord there is, all lords above

Author: William B. Rands

Rands, William Brighty, was born in Chelsea in 1826 and died at Dulwich on April 23rd, 1882. He was a considerable contributor to literature, but published his works under various names—-e.g. "Matthew Browne," "Henry Holbeach," "Lilliput Levee," &c. One hymn by him of great force and originality has found its way into recent hymnals, "One Lord there is all Lords above" (God a consuming fire to sin ). It appeared originally in his "Lilliput Lectures," 1872. It has been included in Horder's Congregational Hymns, 1884, and in the Congregational Church Hymnal, 1887. [Rev. W. Garrett Horder] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: One Lord there is, all lords above
Author: William B. Rands
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list below. According to the Handbook to the Baptist Hymnal (1992), Old 100th first appeared in the Genevan Psalter, and "the first half of the tune contains phrases which may ha…

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American Student Hymnal #d256

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Harmony in Praise #d169

Heart and Voice #d204

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Heart and Voice #155

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Hymns in Harmony with Modern Thought #101

Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #293

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Isles of Shoals Hymn Book and Candle Light Service #109

Jubilate Deo #67

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Services for Congregational Worship. The New Hymn and Tune Book #435

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Songs of the Christian Life #54

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Sursum Corda #90a

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Sursum Corda #90b

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #33

The St. Alban Hymnal #d331

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The Students' Hymnal #136

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The University Hymn Book #68

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d345

Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d232

University Hymn Book for use in the Chapel of Harvard University #d189

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