There's not a place in earth's vast round

There's not a place in earth's vast round

Author: James Cowden Wallace
Published in 17 hymnals

Full Text

1 There's not a place in earth's vast round,
In ocean deep, or air,
Where skill and wisdom are not found,
For God is everywhere.

2 Around, within, below, above,
Wherever space extends,
There heaven displays its boundless love,
And power with mercy blends.

3 Then rise, my soul, and sing his name,
And all his praise rehearse,
Who spread abroad earth's wondrous frame,
And built the universe.

4 Where'er thine earthly lot is cast,
His power and love declare;
Nor think the mighty theme too vast,
For God is everywhere.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #56

Author: James Cowden Wallace

Wallace, James Cowden, was born at Dudley, circa 1793. He was brother of the Rev. Robert Wallace (1791-1880), Professor of Theology in Manchester New College, and author of Antitrinitarian Biography. J. C. Wallace was Unitarian minister at Totnes, 1824, and afterwards at Brighton and Wareham. He died at Wareham in 1841. He was a prolific hymnwriter, and contributed various other poetical pieces to the Monthly Repository. In a Selection of Hymns for Unitarian Worship, by R. Wallace, Chesterfield, 1822, there are 13 of his hymns, and in the 2nd edition of the same, 1826, there are 29 more. There are also 10 of his hymns in the Dukinfield Selection of Psalms & Hymns for Christian Worship, 1822 (still in use), and 64 in Beard's Collection of H… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's not a place in earth's vast round
Author: James Cowden Wallace

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 17 of 17)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #25Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #112Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #112Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns #d281
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #221Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #147Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #147Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d694
Selected Hymns #d96
Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #d176
The Assembly Praise Book #d98
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions (9th ed.) #3Page Scan
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions. Second Ed. #3Page Scan
The Psalms of Life: A Compilation of Psalms, Hymns, Chants, Anthems, &c. Embodying the Spiritual, Progressive and Reformatory Sentiment of the Present Age #198Page Scan
The Sunday School Choir and Superintendent's Assistant: Consisting of Services, Prayers, and Lessons for the Opening of Sunday School #d122
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #56TextPage Scan
Universalist Hymn Book #d535



Advertisements