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Tender mercies, on my way

Tender mercies, on my way

Author: Anna Letitia Waring
Tune: FESTUS
Published in 8 hymnals

Representative Text

Tender mercies, on my way
Falling softly like the dew,
Sent me freshly every day,
I will bless THE LORD for you.

Though I have not all I would,
Though to greater bliss I go,
Every present gift of good
To Eternal Love I owe.

Source of all that comforts me,
Well of joy for which I long,
Let the song I sing to Thee
Be an everlasting song.

Hymns and Meditations, 1873

Author: Anna Letitia Waring

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Text Information

First Line: Tender mercies, on my way
Author: Anna Letitia Waring
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Language: English

Tune

FESTUS

FESTUS is an abridgement of a tune published in Johann A. Freylinghausen's (PHH 34) Geistreiches Gesangbuch (1704) as a setting for "O du Hüter Israel." The shortened tune was first published in the Bristol Tune Book (1863). The tune title presumably honors Festus, the Roman procurator of Judea (Ac…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
Text

Hymns and Meditations #11

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Hymns of the Spirit #180

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National Hymn and Tune Book #139

Pilgrim Songs No.2 #d244

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Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy, a selection of spiritual songs, old and new #212

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #261

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #344

Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d266

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