As much have I of worldly good

As much have I of worldly good

Author: Josiah Conder
Published in 19 hymnals

Author: Josiah Conder

Josiah Conder was born in London, in 1789. He became a publisher, and in 1814 became proprietor of "The Eclectic Review." Subsequently to 1824, he composed a series of descriptive works, called the "Modern Traveller," which appeared in thirty volumes. He also published several volumes of poems and hymns. He was the author of the first "Congregational Hymn Book" (1836). He died in 1855. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: As much have I of worldly good
Author: Josiah Conder

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As much have I of worldly good. J. Conder. [Contentment]. Appeared in his vStar in the East, and Other Poems, 1824, pp. 60-61, in 4 stanzas of 6 lines and entitled "The Poor Man's Hymn, 'Hath not God chosen the poor of this world, rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom,’ James, ii. 5." In 1856 it was repeated in his Hymns of Praise, Prayer, &c, p. 147, and headed with the text, "The disciple is not above his Master," Luke vi. 40. The congregational use of this hymn began with Bickersteth's Christian Psalmody, 1833, and Conder's Congregational Hymn Book, 1836, No. 433. It was repeated by the New Congregational Hym Book, 1859, No. 348, and Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory, 1872, No. 740.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d53
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d53
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d53
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #1028Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #291Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #775Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #775Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d49
Hymns: original and selected, for public and private worship in the Evangelical Lutheran Church (16th rev. ed.) #862Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #862Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #837Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #862Page Scan
The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #90Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #753Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #148Page Scan
The Hymnist: Heart Hymns and Home Melodies #d13
The Millennial Harp #d29
The Saints' Harp #d80
The Sweet Singer of Israel: a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, usually sung at camp, prayer, and social meetings, and revivals of religion (New ed. much enlarged) #197Page Scan



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