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The God of Abraham

Though nature's strength decay

Author: Thomas Olivers
Published in 52 hymnals

Author: Thomas Olivers

Thomas Olivers was born in Tregonan, Montgomeryshire, in 1725. His youth was one of profligacy, but under the ministry of Whitefield, he was led to a change of life. He was for a time apprenticed to a shoemaker, and followed his trade in several places. In 1763, John Wesley engaged him as an assistant; and for twenty-five years he performed the duties of an itinerant ministry. During the latter portion of his life he was dependent on a pension granted him by the Wesleyan Conference. He died in 1799. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A., 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Though nature's strength decay
Title: The God of Abraham
Author: Thomas Olivers
Meter: 6.6.8.4.6.6.8.4
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d865

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d871

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d871

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #553

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #945

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d619

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #670

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A Collection of Hymns #660a

A Compilation of Genuine Church Music. 4th ed. #d292

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David's Harp #248

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Devotional hymns #S216

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Free Methodist Hymnal #635

Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d328

Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d518

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #716b

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #716b

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #1076

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #1076

Hymns for Public Worship in the Diocese of Fredericton. 2nd ed. #d208

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #945

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Hymns for the Worship of God #153.II

Jubilant Voices #d203

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d806

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Methodist Tune Book #237

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New Hymn and Tune book #395d

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New Hymn and Tune Book #395d

Revival Hymns #d171

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Songs of Canaan, or the Millennial Harmonist #24

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Songs of Pilgrimage #1265

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d803

The Boston One-Line Psalmist #d179

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The Centenary Singer #296

The Christian Harmony #d355

The Christian Minstrel #d333

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The Gospel Trumpeter #83

The Gospel Trumpeter #d108

The Harmonia Sacra. 14th ed. #d321

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The Heart and Voice #365a

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The Hymn Book of the African Methodist Episcopal Church #642

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #709

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The New Harmonia Sacra #226

The Sacred Lute #d350

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d900

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #557

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The Tribute of Praise #557

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The Tribute of Praise #556

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The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #635

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The Wesleyan Minstrel #132

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The Wesleyan Sacred Harp #230

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The Wesleyan Sacred Harp #230

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The Zion Songster #8

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The Zion Songster #8

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