'Tis the great Father we adore

'Tis the great Father we adore

Author: Maria Grace Saffery
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Maria Grace Saffery

Saffery, Maria Grace, née Horsey [sic. Andrews], born in 1773, and died March, 1858, was daughter of the Rev. J. Horsey, [sic. She was not the daughter of J. Horsey. J. Horsey was a friend of her husband's] of Portsea, and wife of the Rev. Mr. Saffery, pastor of the Baptist Church at Salisbury. Early in life she published a short poem and a romance, and in 1834, a volume entitled Poems on Sacred Subjects (London, Hamilton, Adams & Co.). Mrs. Saffery was a gifted and accomplished woman. At the suggestion of her husband, and of her son, the Rev. P. J. Saffery, she wrote many hymns for special occasions. She contributed ten to Dr. Leifchild's collection, and others to the Baptist Magazine and other periodicals. Some time before 1818 she wrote… Go to person page >

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First Line: 'Tis the great Father we adore
Author: Maria Grace Saffery
Copyright: Public Domain

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #462

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d426

The Canadian Baptist Hymnal for the use of Churches and Families #d654

The Gospel Praise Book #d467

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d922

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d581

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