When before thy throne we kneel

When before thy throne we kneel

Author: John Bowring
Published in 36 hymnals

Author: John Bowring

James Bowring was born at Exeter, in 1792. He possessed at an early age a remarkable power of attaining languages, and acquired some reputation by his metrical translations of foreign poems. He became editor of "The Westminster Review" in 1825, and was elected to Parliament in 1835. In 1849, he was appointed Consul at Canton, and in 1854, was made Governor of Hong Kong, and received the honour of knighthood. He is the author of some important works on politics and travel, and is the recipient of several testimonials from foreign governments and societies. His poems and hymns have also added to his reputation. His "Matins and Vespers" have passed through many editions. In religion he is a Unitarian. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charl… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When before thy throne we kneel
Author: John Bowring

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 36 of 36)
Page Scan

A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #18

Page Scan

A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #18

Page Scan

A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #18

Page Scan

A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #18

Page Scan

A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #18

Page Scan

A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #18

Page Scan

A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #27

Page Scan

A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #6

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d1023

Page Scan

Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #88

Page Scan

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #46

Page Scan

Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #21

Page Scan

Hymn Book for Christian Worship #44

Page Scan

Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #1

Page Scan

Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #1

Page Scan

Hymns for Public Worship #13

Hymns for Social Worship and Private Devotion #d172

Page Scan

Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #50

Page Scan

Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #50

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d781

School and College Hymnal #d177

Page Scan

School and College Hymnal: a collection of hymns and of selections for responsive readings #127

The Golden Harp #d387

The Sabbath School Lyre #d178

Youthful Voices #d244

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements