We stand unto our God, how near

We stand unto our God, how near

Author: Thomas H. Gill
Tune: INSTITUTE CHANT
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Thomas H. Gill

Gill, Thomas Hornblower, was born at Bristol Road, Birmingham, Feb. 10th, 1819. His parents belonged to English Presbyterian families which, like many others, had become Unitarian in their doctrine. He was educated at King Edward's Grammar School under Dr. Jeune, afterwards Bishop of Peterborough. He left the school in 1838, and would have proceeded to the University of Oxford, but was prevented by his hereditary Unitarianism (long since given up), which forbade subscription to the Articles of the Church of England then necessary for entrance to the University. This constrained him to lead the life of an isolated student, in which he gave himself chiefly to historical and theological subjects. Hence his life has been singularly devoid of ou… Go to person page >

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First Line: We stand unto our God, how near
Author: Thomas H. Gill

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Hymns of the Spirit #41Page Scan
National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #201Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #590Page Scan
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