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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Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d236

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New Manual of Praise: for Sabbath and Social Worship #347

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The Baptist Harp: a new collection of hymns for the closet, the family, social worship, and revivals #209

The Choralist #d289

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The Gospel Psalmist #15

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The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #313

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The Sacred Lyre: a new collection of hymns and tunes, for social and family worship #40

The South Western Psalmist #d321

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