MONSELL (Monsell)

MONSELL (Monsell)

Composer: John S. B. Monsell (1863)
Published in 6 hymnals


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Composer: John S. B. Monsell

Monsell, John Samuel Bewley, L.L.D., son of Thomas Bewley Monsell, Archdeacon of Londonderry, was born at St. Columb's, Londonderry, March 2,1811, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin (B.A. 1832, LL.D. 1856). Taking Holy Orders in 1834, "he was successively Chaplain to Bishop Mant, Chancellor of the diocese of Connor, Rector of Ramoan, Vicar of Egham, diocese Worcester, and Rector of St. Nicholas's, Guildford. He died in consequence of a fall from the roof of his church, which was in the course of rebuilding, April 9, 1875. His prose works include Our New Vicar, 1867; The Winton Church Catechist, &c. His poetical works are:— (1) Hymns and Miscellaneous Poems, Dublin, W. Curry, Jun., & Co., 1837; (2) Parish Musings, or Devotional Poem… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: John S. B. Monsell (1863)
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Incipit: 11712 32554 332
Key: f minor

Texts

My Sins, My Sins, My Savior!

My sins, my sins, my Saviour!
They take such hold on me,
I am not able to look up,
Save only, Christ, to Thee;
In Thee is all forgiveness,
In Thee abundant grace,
My shadow and my sunshine
The brightness of Thy face.

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The Descent From the Cross

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4366
Text: My Sins, My Sins, My Savior
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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The Cyber Hymnal #10756
Text: The Descent From the Cross
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #4366TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #10756TextScoreAudio
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #553TextPage Scan
Include 3 pre-1979 instances



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