Thou Power supreme, whose mighty scheme

Thou Power supreme, whose mighty scheme

Author: Robert Burns
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Robert Burns

Burns, Robert. This poet's life had little in common with hymnology, although some of his pieces, in common with a few of Byron's, have come into use in Great Britain and America. His life, from his birth in the parish of Alloway, near Ayr, Jan. 25, 1759, to his death, at Dumfries, July 21, 1796, was one of varying lights and shadows, and has been told elsewhere, frequently and eloquently. It remains for us only to name his sacred pieces, their origin, and their use. Those in common use are:— 1. O Thou great Being! What Thou art. Lent. Burns's account of this piece as entered in his Common¬place Book, under the date of "March, 1784," is:— "There was a certain period of my life that my spirit was broken by repeated losses and disaste… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thou Power supreme, whose mighty scheme
Author: Robert Burns

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #635Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #635Page Scan
Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons 3rd Am. from 9th London ed. #d228
Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons #d212
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #631Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #631Page Scan
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