Children of God lack nothing

Children of God lack nothing

Author: William Cowper
Tune: MISSIONARY HYMN
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: William Cowper

Cowper, William, the poet. The leading events in the life of Cowper are: born in his father's rectory, Berkhampstead, Nov. 26, 1731; educated at Westminster; called to the Bar, 1754; madness, 1763; residence at Huntingdon, 1765; removal to Olney, 1768; to Weston, 1786; to East Dereham, 1795; death there, April 25,1800. The simple life of Cowper, marked chiefly by its innocent recreations and tender friendships, was in reality a tragedy. His mother, whom he commemorated in the exquisite "Lines on her picture," a vivid delineation of his childhood, written in his 60th year, died when he was six years old. At his first school he was profoundly wretched, but happier at Westminster; excelling at cricket and football, and numbering Warren Hastin… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Children of God lack nothing
Author: William Cowper

Notes

Children of God lack nothing. This cento, slightly altered, is from W. Cowper's "Sometimes a light surprises," p. 1067, i.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns #11Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. (New and Rev. ed.) #170Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d93
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. New and Revised ed. #197Page Scan
Hymns and Offices of Worship: for use in schools: with an appendix of tunes #12Page Scan
Hymns for Church and Home #13Page Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: principally for use in schools. with an appendix of tunes (2nd and rev. ed.) #12Page Scan
Worship in the School Room #d19
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #388Page Scan



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