Thy mighty love, O God, constraineth me

Thy mighty love, O God, constraineth me

Author: E. May Grimes
Tune: RIBER
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: E. May Grimes

Emily May Grimes Crawford is described in the author index of the Book of Common Praise (Toronto, 1938) as a Canadian Anglican [as author of "The Master comes! He calls for thee], which she altogether was nor was not. The hymn was first published in London by the Church Missionary Society (CMS) in 1890, before Emily May Grimes had ever left her native England. In 1893, she went to South Africa under CMS sponsorship to work among the Pondo tribe; then, in 1904, she married T.W.W. Crawford, M.D., and went to work with him among the Kikuyu of Kenya. Her career thus far is outlined in Julian (1907), p. 1712. The mission station at which the bride arrived had indeed been started by the CMS, but had been turned over to the newly-formed mission… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thy mighty love, O God, constraineth me
Author: E. May Grimes

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Hymns of Consecration and Faith #71

The Church Hymnal #63

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