While now thy throne of grace we seek

While now thy throne of grace we seek

Author: Chandler Robbins
Published in 10 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
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Copyright: Public Domain

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Association Songs No.1 #d185

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Hymns and Tunes #183

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Hymns of the Spirit #39

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National Hymn and Tune Book #23

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The Brethren Hymnal #63

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The Christian Hymn Book #683

The Christian Hymnist #d600

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The Everlasting Joy #28b

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