Thy name, O Lord, in sweet accord

Thy name, O Lord, in sweet accord

Author: Edwin Pond Parker
Tune: SAWLEY (Walch)
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Edwin Pond Parker

Parker, Edwin Pond, D.D., born at Castine, Maine, Jan. 13, 1836, and educated at Bowdoin College, Maine, and Bangor Theo. Sem., Maine. Entering the Congregational ministry, he became pastor of the Second Church of Christ, Hartford, Conn., Jan. 1860, and has remained there to the present date. Besides editing some Sunday School Hymn and Tune Books, now out of use, he was chief Editor of The Book of Praise . . . (Congregational) . . ., Phila., 1874; and Editor of The Christian Hymnal, Hartford, Conn., 1877, revised ed. 1889. His hymns in common use include:— 1. Blest are they in Christ departed. [Death and Burial.] Dated 1886. In the Christian Hymnal, 1889, and several other collections. 2. Come to Jesus, ye who labour.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thy name, O Lord, in sweet accord
Author: Edwin Pond Parker


SAWLEY (Walch)

This tune was composed by James Walch in 1857 for a children's anniversary, and was published in 1860 with other tunes for private circulation. It was wrongly assigned, in the early editions of [The Free Church Hymnal, 1888] to the Rev. F. Pigou. Scottish church music: its sources and composers, 189…

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Hymns for the Living Age #207Page Scan
Songs of Praise and Prayer #d315
Songs of Praise and Prayer : for the Sunday School and Social Meeting #6Page Scan
The Pilgrim Hymnal #19Page Scan
The Pilgrim Hymnal: with responsive readings and other aids to worship #220Page Scan
The School Hymnal: a book of worship for young people #44Page Scan
The School Hymnary #d204
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