You That Know the Lord Is Gracious

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Source: Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #828

Author: Cyril Alington

Educated at Trinity College, Oxford, England, Cyril A. Alington (b. Ipswich, England, 1872; d. St. Leonards, Hertfordshire, England, 1955) was ordained a priest in the Church of England in 1901. He had a teaching career that included being headmaster at Shrewsbury School and Eton College. He was dean of Durham from 1933-1951 as well as chaplain to the king of England. His writings include literary works and Christianity in England, Good News (1945). Many of his hymns appeared in various twentieth-century editions of the famous British hymnal, Hymns Ancient and Modern. Bert Polman Go to person page >

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First Line: Ye that know the Lord is gracious
Title: You That Know the Lord Is Gracious
Author: Cyril Alington (1950)
Meter: D
Language: English
Copyright: © Hope Publishing Company; Permission granted by Hymns Ancient and Modern Ltd



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