Thou whose wide extended sway

Thou whose wide extended sway

Author: Abel C. Thomas
Tune: GOULD (Rickard)
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Abel C. Thomas

Thomas, Rev. Abel Charles. (Exeter, Pennsylvania, July 11, 1807--September 27, 1880, Tacony, Penn.). A Universalist minister whose most important pastorate was at the Lombard Street Church, Philadelphia, 1830-1839, and again 1848-1863. A controversial writer and speaker. He edited Hymns of Zion, Philadelphia, 1839, the first Universalist hymn book to contain tunes. Five of his hymns are included in Church Harmonies: New and Old, 1895: 1. Far as Creation's bounds extend, 2. God of creation, our Father and Saviour, 3. O, where shall rest be found, 4. Praise ye the Lord, 5. Thou, whose wide extended sway. --Henry Wilder Foote, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: Thou whose wide extended sway
Author: Abel C. Thomas

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #427

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #307

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #307

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d714

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The Gospel Psalmist #293

Universalist Hymn Book #d553

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Year of Worship for Sunday Schools and Homes #121

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