Abide in me

That mystic word of thine, O sovereign Lord

Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Tune: SONG 24
Published in 19 hymnals

Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Stowe, Harriet, née Beecher, daughter of the Rev. Lyman Beecher, D.D., was born at Litchfield, Connecticut, June 15, 1812. In 1832, her father having been appointed President of Lane Seminary, Cincinnati, Ohio, she removed therewith the family; and in 1833 was married to the Rev. Calvin E. Stowe, D.D., Professor of Languages and Biblical Literature in the same Institution. Her high reputation as an author is well known; and the immense success of Uncle Tom's Cabin, which first appeared in The National Era, in 1852, ensures her a lasting reputation. She has also written other well-known works. Three of her hymns appeared in the Plymouth Collection, edited by her brother, H. W. Beecher, in 1855:— 1. Still, still with Thee, when purple mo… Go to person page >

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First Line: That mystic word of thine, O sovereign Lord
Title: Abide in me
Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe



Orlando Gibbons (b. Oxford, England, 1583; d. Canterbury, England, 1625) composed SONG 24 as a setting for a paraphrase of Lamentations 1. The tune was number 24 (hence, the tune name) in his collection of hymn tunes composed for and published in George Wither's The Hymnes and Songs of the Church (1…

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A Handy Book of Old and Familiar Hymns #162Page Scan
Christ in Song #574Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #576Page Scan
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #590Page Scan
Common Praise: hymns with tunes for Christian worship #481Page Scan
Hymns of the Ages (3rd series) #93bPage Scan
Hymns of the Christian Centuries #207Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Universal #252Page Scan
Hymns of the Higher Life #80Page Scan
Immanuel Hymnal #d446
Lyra Sacra Americana: or, Gems from American Sacred Poetry #d185
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #677Page Scan
Plymouth Sunday-School Hymnal #d175
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d624
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #677Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #481Page Scan
The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #469
The Plymouth Hymnal #d490
The Treasury of American Sacred Song with Notes Explanatory and Biographical #81Page Scan
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