My God is There, Controlling

We search the starlit Milky Way

Author: William Watkins Reid
Tune: ROBIN (Tipton)
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: William Watkins Reid

Reid, William Watkins, Sr. (Ballinasloe, County Galway, Ireland, October 15, 1890--February 18, 1983, Jenkins Township, Pennsylvania). Methodist. Parents were William Reid, a native of Moneymore, near Belfast, and Sarah Watkins of Londonderry. Came to the United States in 1900. Attended New York University (bachelor's degree, 1915; master's degree in journalism, 1917). Served The Hymn Society as President, Executive Director, and Editor of The Hymn from 1966 to 1976. Authored the Hymn Society's 40th anniversary history, Sing with Spirit and Understanding. Also edited The Pastor's Journal for the Methodist church and worked as its director of the News Service of the Board of Missions. Also: Caulfield, Benjamin. --From DNAH Archives… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We search the starlit Milky Way
Title: My God is There, Controlling
Author: William Watkins Reid
Language: English
Copyright: © 1965 by The Hymn Society of America (admin. Hope Publishing Co.)



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Baptist Hymnal (1975 ed) #153

Hymns for the Family of God #93

My God Is There, Controlling, and Other Hymns and Poems #1

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