BLACKBURN (Aitken)

BLACKBURN (Aitken)

Composer: W. Hay M. H. Aitken
Published in 6 hymnals


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Composer: W. Hay M. H. Aitken

Aitken, William Hay Macdowall Hunter, M.A., youngest son of Robert Aitken, sometime Vicar of Pendeen, was born at Liverpool Sep. 21, 1841, and educated at Wadham College, Oxford; B.A. in honours in 1865. He was ordained to the Curacy of St. Jude's, Mildmay Park, N., in 1865; became Incumbent of Christ Church, Everton, Liverpool, in 1871, but he resigned in 1875 in order to devote himself entirely to parochial mission work. He became General Superintendent of the Church Parochial Mission Society in 1877, and Canon Residentiary of Norwich in 1900. He has published twelve volumes of sermons, together with other works. His hymns in common use, mainly in Home Mission Hymn Books, include:— 1. Bow down Thine ear, in mercy hearken. [Penitence… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: W. Hay M. H. Aitken
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 32143 32123
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Under Thy wings, my God, I rest

Under Thy wings, my God, I rest
Under Thy shadow safely lie;
By Thy own strength in peace possessed,
While dreaded evils pass me by.

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Heavenly Home

The God Who Sits Enthroned on High

The God Who sits enthroned on high
The foolish in their heart deny;
Not one does good; corrupt in thought,
Unrighteous works their hands have wrought.

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The Cyber Hymnal #4468
Text: My Spirit Looks to God Alone
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The Cyber Hymnal #4468

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