Pity on us, heavenly Father

Pity on us, heavenly Father

Author: John S. B. Monsell
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: John S. B. Monsell

John Samuel Bewley Monsell (b. St. Colomb's, Londonderry, Ireland, 1811; d. Guilford, Surrey, England, 1875) was educated at Trinity College in Dublin and served as a chaplain and rector of several churches in Ireland after his ordination in 1835. Transferred to England in 1853, he became rector of Egham in Surrey and was rector of St. Nicholas Church in Guilford from 1870 until his death (caused by a construction accident at his church). A prolific poet, Monsell published his verse in eleven volumes. His three hundred hymns, many celebrating the seasons of the church year, were issued in collections such as Hymns and Miscellaneous Poems (1837), Spiritual Songs (1857), Hymns of Love and Praise (1863), and The Parish Hymnal (1873). Bert P… Go to person page >

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First Line: Pity on us, heavenly Father
Author: John S. B. Monsell
Refrain First Line: Save us for Thy mercy's sake

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Hymns for Missions with Tunes (Words only) #100

Processional Hymns, for Use in the Cathedral of All Saints, Albany, New York #d38

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The Sunday School Hymnal #138

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