Hawkes, Henry Warburton, born at Kendal, 1843, for sixteen years minister of the North End Mission, Liverpool, from 1891 to 1900 of the Bootle Free Church, since 1906 of West Kirby Free Church. Editor of Hymns of Help and Songs of Praise, 1882; and Hymns and Sacred Songs for Church and Home. 1891, Reprinted and enlarged, 1898. The edition of 1898 has about 100 of his own hymns and adaptations for popular tunes.
1. Amid the din of earthly strife. Vision of the Christ.
2. Father, Thy dear name we own. Litany.
3. Heavenward lift your banners. Christian Warfare.
4. Peace, perfect peace, the gift of God within. Inward Peace.
5. Thank we now the Lord of heaven. Christmas.
6. Thou knowest, Lord! Thou know'st my life's deep s… Go to person page >
DIVINUM MYSTERIUM is a plainsong, or chant, associated with the “Divinum mysterium” text in manuscripts dating from the twelfth to fifteenth centuries. The tune was published in triple meter in Theodoricis Petri's Piae Cantiones (1582). Some hymnals retain the dance-like triple meter, while othe…
Display Title: Thank we now the Lord of heavenFirst Line: Thank we now the Lord of heav'nTune Title: DIVINUM MYSTERIUMAuthor: Henry W. Hawkes, 1843-1917Meter: 22.214.171.124.7.7.7.Date: 1935Subject: Christmas |