While now thy throne of grace we seek

While now thy throne of grace we seek

Author: Chandler Robbins
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Chandler Robbins

Robbins, Chandler, D.D., was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, Feb. 14, 1810, and educated at Harvard College (1829), and the Cambridge Divinity School (1833). In 1833 he became Pastor of the Second [Unitarian] Church, Boston, succeeding Dr. H. Ware, jun., and Ralph Waldo Emerson. He received his D.D. degree from Harvard in 1855, and died at Westport, Massachusetts, Sept. 12, 1882. Dr. Robbins published several prose works. He also edited The Social Hymn Book in 1843, and Hymns for Christian Worship, 1854. His two hymns,"Lo, the day of rest declineth" (Evening), and "While thus [now] Thy throne of grace we seek " (The Voice of God), appeared in Dr. G. E. Ellis's Psalms & Hymns for the Sanctuary, 1845. L. B. Barnes's tune, "Bedford Street," was… Go to person page >

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First Line: While now thy throne of grace we seek
Author: Chandler Robbins

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #93Page Scan
Association Songs No.1 #d185
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #431Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes: for Public and Private Worship, and Sunday Schools #183Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #39Page Scan
National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #23Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #683Page Scan
The Christian Hymnist #d600



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