Gales of grace

Sweetly let us join our evening prayer

Author: Thomas Grinfield
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Thomas Grinfield

Grinfield, Thomas, M.A., b. Sept. 27th, 1788, and educated at Paul's Cray, Kent, and Trinity College, Cambridge. Taking Holy Orders in 1813, he was (preferred to the Rectory of Shirland, Derbyshire, in 1827 (Lyra Britannica, 1867, p. 256). He died in 1870. His published works include:— (1) Epistles and Miscellaneous Poems, London, 1815; (2) The Omnipresence of God, with Other Sacred Poems, Bristol, 1824; and (3) A Century of Original Sacred Songs composed for Favourite Airs, London, 1836. From Nos. 2 and 3 the following hymns have come into common use:— 1. And is there a land far away from sin and woe? Heaven. No. 84 of his Century of Original Sacred Songs, 1836, in 4 stanzas of 4 lines, and headed "The Heavenly Land." 2. 0 how k… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sweetly let us join our evening prayer
Title: Gales of grace
Author: Thomas Grinfield
Refrain First Line: Blow, breezes, blow, ye gales of grace

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