There is a stream, which issues forth from God's eternal Throne

There is a stream, which issues forth from God's eternal Throne

Author: John Mason
Tune: RICHMOND (Haweis)
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: John Mason

Mason, John. The known facts of his life are scanty. He was the son of a Dissenting Minister, and the grandfather of John Mason, the author of A Treatise on Self-Knowledge. He was educated at Strixton School, Northants, and Clare Hall, Cambridge. After taking his M.A., he became Curate of Isham; and in 1668, Vicar of Stantonbury, Bucks. A little more than five years afterwards he was appointed Rector of Water-Stratford. Here he composed the volume containing The Songs of Praise, his paraphrase of The Song of Solomon, and the Poem on Dives and Lazarus, with which Shepherd's Penitential Cries was afterwards bound up. This volume passed through twenty editions. Besides the Songs of Praise, it contains six Penitential Cries by Mason, and it i… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a stream, which issues forth from God's eternal Throne
Author: John Mason
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

RICHMOND (Haweis)

RICHMOND (also known as CHESTERFIELD) is a florid tune originally written by Thomas Haweis (PHH 270) and published in his collection Carmina Christo (1792). Samuel Webbe, Jr., adapted and shortened the tune and published it in his Collection of Psalm Tunes (1808). It was reprinted in 1853 in Webbe's…

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The Bible Hymn Book #d242

The Book of Praise #d366

The Christian Hymnist #d530

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The Church Hymnary #394

The Harvard University Hymn Book #d250

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The Oxford Hymn Book #305

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Zion's Songster #287

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