Because I Have Been Given Much

Because I have been given much,

Author: Grace Noll Crowell
Tune: SEMINARY
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Grace Noll Crowell

Grace Noll Crowell (October 31, 1877 - March 31, 1969) was an American poet, author of 36 books of inspirational verse and 5,000 poems. Her work has appeared in hundreds of magazines and newspapers. Crowell was born in Inland Township in Cedar County, Iowa, to Adam and Sarah Noll. She was educated at the German-English college in Wilton, Iowa. Crowell first attempted writing poetry at the age of 8, but in a rare instance of non-support by her otherwise loving family, found her efforts laughed at as an infantile effort. She stated, "I never tried to write after that until love and romance and a home came to me. That quickened and awakened the desire to write poetry again." After earning her Bachelor of Arts in 1901, that love came to her… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Because I have been given much,
Title: Because I Have Been Given Much
Author: Grace Noll Crowell
Meter: 8.4.8.4.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: © Reid Crowell

Tune

SEMINARY


THY GREAT BOUNTY


BARBARA

In modified bar-form (AA'B), BARBARA consists of two long lines and a third, longer line that comes to a strong cadence by means of a melisma. Sing this music in unison with firm organ tone. The tune also makes a fine choral prayer during the offertory, perhaps sung without accompaniment. BARBARA wa…

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Instances

Instances (13)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
At Worship, a hymnal for young churchmen #d25
Baptist Hymnal 1975 #d35
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #605TextImageAudio
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #665Image
Christian Worship and Praise #d34
Hymnal of the Church of God #235
Hymns for Children and Grownups to Use Together #d20
Hymns for Youth #31Text
The Churches of God Hymnal. #d48
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #643
The Hymnal. Authorized by the General Synod #d46
The New Church Hymnal #d38
When Youth Sing #d11