Thy mercy heard my infant prayer

Thy mercy heard my infant prayer

Author: Robert Grant
Published in 27 hymnals

Author: Robert Grant

Robert Grant (b. Bengal, India, 1779; d. Dalpoorie, India, 1838) was influenced in writing this text by William Kethe’s paraphrase of Psalm 104 in the Anglo-Genevan Psalter (1561). Grant’s text was first published in Edward Bickersteth’s Christian Psalmody (1833) with several unauthorized alterations. In 1835 his original six-stanza text was published in Henry Elliott’s Psalm and Hymns (The original stanza 3 was omitted in Lift Up Your Hearts). Of Scottish ancestry, Grant was born in India, where his father was a director of the East India Company. He attended Magdalen College, Cambridge, and was called to the bar in 1807. He had a distinguished public career a Governor of Bombay and as a member of the British Parliament, where… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thy mercy heard my infant prayer
Author: Robert Grant

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A Collection of Hymns #333

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #A63

Appendix to Mennonite Hymn Book #d55

Chapel Hymns #d581

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Christian Chorals, for the Chapel and Fireside #158

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #756

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #658

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #658

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Hymns for Church and Home #322

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #672

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Methodist Social Hymn Book #208

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New Hymn and Tune book #317f

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New Hymn and Tune Book #317f

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Plymouth Collection #a869

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #869

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H676

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #683

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #869

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The Christian Hymn Book #1225

The Church Hymn Book #d1032

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The Congregational Hymn Book #526

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d753

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The Heart and Voice #287d

Village Hymns #d575

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