To the Source of every blessing

To the Source of every blessing

Author: William Hiley Bathurst
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: William Hiley Bathurst

Bathurst, William Hiley , M.A., son of the Rt. Hon. Charles Bragge (afterwards Bathurst) some time M.P. for Bristol, born at Clevedale, near Bristol, Aug. 28, 1796, and educated at Winchester, and Christ Church, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1818. From 1820 to 1852 he held the Rectory of Barwick-in-Elmet, near Leeds. Resigning the Rectory in the latter year, through his inability to reconcile his doctrinal views with the Book of Common Prayer, he retired into private life, and died at Lydney Park, Gloucestershire, Nov. 25, 1877. His works include, The Georgics of Virgil: Translated by W. H. B., 1849; Metrical Musings; or, Thoughts on Sacred Subjects in Verse, 1849; and Psalms and Hymns for Public and Private Use, 1831 (2nd ed. 1842). This last… Go to person page >

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Author: William Hiley Bathurst


To the Source of every blessing. W. H. Bathurst. [Holy Trinity.] First published in his Psalms & Hymns, 1831, No. 2, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, and entitled "Praise to God." In 1853 it was included in the Leeds Hymn Book, No. 443, and later in one or two collections. It is better known with the omission of stanzas i., as "Glory to the Almighty Father," as in Spurgeon's Our Own Hymn Book, 1866, No. 156, and others. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



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Christian Praise: hymns and tunes for public worship #337Page Scan
Christian Praise: hymns and tunes for the use of the Baptist churches #337Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #229Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #229Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #229Page Scan
Church Psalmody: or, hymns for public worship, selected from Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns, and the Congregational Hymn Book #278Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns #229Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d635
Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #229Page Scan
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