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Thou art the First, and thou the Last

Thou art the First, and thou the Last

Author: John Prior Estlin
Published in 13 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Thou art the first, and thou the last;
Time centers all in thee,
The Almighty God who was, and is,
And ever more shall be.

2 To thee let every tongue be praise,
And every heart be love;
All grateful honors paid on earth,
And nobler songs above.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #D21

Author: John Prior Estlin

Estlin, John Prior, D.D., 1747-1817, b. at Hinckley, and educated at the Warrington Academy. For many years minister at Lewin's Mead, Bristol; author of Familiar Lectures on Moral Philosophy, &c.; editor of the Psalms & Hymns, adapted to Public and Private Worship, Collected for the use of the Society of Lewin's Mead, Bristol, 1806, to which he contributed two hymns, also in Martineau’s Hymns for the Christian Church and Home & Martineau’s Hymns of Praise and Prayer. 1. Gracious source of every blessing. For the close of Evening Service. 2. Thou art the First, and thou the Last. Ascription of Praise. 3. Eternal source of life and light. Prayer for spiritual blessings. In Kippis. & Belfast Collection. --John Jul… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thou art the First, and thou the Last
Author: John Prior Estlin
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d450

A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d320

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #1078

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #104

Devotional Melodies, Adapted to Social Worship #d95

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Hymns for Public Worship #51

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Hymns for the Christian Church, for the Use of the First Church of Christ in Boston #383

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Plymouth Collection #aD10

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #D10

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d703

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #D10

The Christian Psalter #d567

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The Voice of Praise #D21

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