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Thy perfect will be done

Thy will, O God, not mine, be done

Author: Thomas O. Chisholm
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Thomas O. Chisholm

Thomas O. Chisholm was born in Franklin, Kentucky in 1866. His boyhood was spent ona farm and in teaching district schools. He spent five years as editor of the local paper at Franklin. He was converted to Christianity at the age of 26 and soon after was business manager and office editor of the "Pentecostal Hearld" or Louisville, Ky. In 1903 he entered the ministry of the M. E. Church South. His aim in writing was to incorporate as much as Scripture as possible and to avoid flippant or sentimental themes. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thy will, O God, not mine, be done
Title: Thy perfect will be done
Author: Thomas O. Chisholm
Refrain First Line: Thy will is best, 'tis there I rest

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Gospel Melodies #d219
Majestic Hymns #d249
Revival Songs #d118
Revival Songs #d117
The American Hymnal for English Speaking People Everywhere #d358
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