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Sovereign of all the worlds above

Sovereign of all the worlds above

Author: Richard Furman
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Richard Furman

Furman, Richard. (Esopus, New York, October 9, 1755--August 25, 1825, Charleston, South Carolina). Baptist. Rhode Island College, honorary A.M. 1792; honorary D.D. 1800; South Carolina College, honorary D.D. 1807. Pastorates at High Hills of Santee, South Carolina, 1774-1778; Charleston, S.C., 1778-1825. President of the first Baptist triennial convention, 1814-1820. One of his finest hymns, "Sovereign of all the worlds above" was published (with two others) in his America's Deliverance and Duty (Charleston, 1802), and was subsequently included in several hymnals. The original fourth stanza was apparently inspired by William Billings' famous "Chester." See Harvey R. Cook, A Biography of Richard Furman (Greenville, S.C.: Baptist Courier, 191… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sovereign of all the worlds above
Author: Richard Furman



Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #485Page Scan
Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #386Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d747
The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d498
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #1102Page Scan
The Presbyterian Hymnal #838Page Scan
The Presbyterian Hymnal #838Page Scan
The Soldier's Hymn Book. 2nd ed. #d206
The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the most approved authors; adapted to the various occasions of public and social meetings (New Ed. Enl. and Imp.) #636Page Scan
Virginia Selection of Psalms #d389
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