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Rulers are but men

The Lord sits sovereign o'er the world

Author: Edwin F. Hatfield
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Edwin F. Hatfield

Hatfield, Edwin Francis, D.D., was born at Elizabethtown, New Jersey, Jan. 9, 1807, and educated at Middlcbury College, Vermont, and at Andover. From 1832 to 1835 he was pastor of the 2nd Presbyterian Church, St. Louis. In 1835 he removed to New York, where he was at first pastor of 7th Presbyterian Church, and then of the North Presbyterian Church (1856-63) in the same city; and in 1864 he was appointed special agent to the Union Theological Seminary, New York. He also held from 1846 the appointment of Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian General Assembly. He died at Summit, New Jersey, Sept. 22, 1883. His hymnological knowledge was extensive. His publications include:— (1) Freedom's Lyre; or, Psalms, Hymns, and Sacred Songs, for the Slave… Go to person page >

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First Line: The Lord sits sovereign o'er the world
Title: Rulers are but men
Author: Edwin F. Hatfield
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Freedom's Lyre #84

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