Praise, my soul, the God that sought thee

Praise, my soul, the God that sought thee

Author: Francis Scott Key
Tune: SMYRNA
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Francis Scott Key

Key, Francis Scott, was born in Frederick County, Maryland, 1779, and educated at St. John's College, Annapolis. He practised as a lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia, and was the United States District Attorney there till his death on Jan. 11, 1843. His poetical pieces, which were printed in various works, were collected and published in New York as Poems in 1857. His hymns in common use include:— 1. Before the lord we bow. National Thanksgiving. This Thanksgiving hymn for the 4th July was published in 1832, and was probably written for the celebration of that year. It is in use in Great Britain and America. 2. If life's pleasures charm [cheer] thee. The heart for God only. Appeared in The Christian Lyre, 1830.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Praise, my soul, the God that sought thee
Author: Francis Scott Key

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David's Harp: or the Boston Sabbath school song book, containing a variety of pleasing tunes in all the various metres; also hymns, anthems, and chants...(2nd Rev. Ed.) #172Page Scan
Dyer's Psalmist: A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs for the use of Baptist Churches (Rev. & Corrd. ed.) #349Page Scan
Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d236
New Manual of Praise: for Sabbath and Social Worship #347Page Scan
The Baptist Harp: a new collection of hymns for the closet, the family, social worship, and revivals #209Page Scan
The Choralist #d289
The Gospel Psalmist #15Page Scan
The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #313Page Scan
The Sacred Lyre: a new collection of hymns and tunes, for social and family worship #40Page Scan
The South Western Psalmist #d321
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