HEAVENLY FOLD

HEAVENLY FOLD

Composer: William F. Sherwin
Published in 5 hymnals


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Composer: William F. Sherwin

Sherwin, William Fisk, an American Baptist, was born at Buckland, Massachusetts, March 14,1826. His educational opportunities, so far as schools were concerned, were few, but he made excellent use of his time and surroundings. At fifteen he went to Boston and studied music under Dr. Mason: In due course he became a teacher of vocal music, and held several important appointments in Massachusetts; in Hudson and Albany, New York County, and then in New York City. Taking special interest in Sunday Schools, he composed carols and hymn-tunes largely for their use, and was associated with the Rev. R. Lowry and others in preparing Bright Jewels, and other popular Sunday School hymn and tune books. A few of his melodies are known in Great Britain th… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William F. Sherwin
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Incipit: 12343 32131 76567

Texts

God an All-Sufficeint Helper

O praise the Lord, for He is good;
Let all in heaven above
And all His saints on earth proclaim
His everlasting love.
In my distress I called on god;
In grace He answered me,
Removed my bonds, enlarged my place,
From trouble set me free.

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O Sing a Song of Bethlehem

O Praise the Lord, for He Is Good

O praise the Lord, for he is good;
his mercy lasteth ever.
Let those of Israel now say,
His mercy faileth never.

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The Cyber Hymnal #5274
Text: O Praise the Lord, for He Is Good (118)
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The Cyber Hymnal #5274

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