Great God, we would to thee make known

Great God, we would to thee make known

Author: P. H. Brown
Published in 24 hymnals

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1 Great God, we would to thee make known
Each fond maternal care;
For this we gather round thy throne,
And bring our children there.

2 Lord, hear the parents' earnest cry,
And save our children dear;
Now send thy Spirit from on high,
And fill them with thy fear.

3 Oh, make them love thy holy law,
And joyful walk therein;
Their hearts to new obedience draw,
Save them from every sin.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #741

Author: P. H. Brown

Brown, Phoebe, née Hinsdale. A member of the Congregational body, born at Canaan, Columbia County, New York, May 1, 1783, she was left an orphan when two years old. At nine she fell into the hands of a relative who kept a county gaol. These, says her son, "were years of intense and cruel suffering. The tale of her early life which she has left her children is a narrative of such deprivations, cruel treatment, and toil, as it breaks my heart to read." Escaping from this bondage at 18, she was sought by kind people, and sent for three months to a common school at Claverack, N.Y., where she learned to write, and made profession of faith in Christ. In 1805 she was married to Timothy H. Brown, a painter, and subsequently lived at East Windsor a… Go to person page >

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Author: P. H. Brown

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d180
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #879Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #748Page Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #840Page Scan
Conference Hymns. a new collection of hymns, designed especially for use in conference and prayer meetings, and family worship. #191Page Scan
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #384Page Scan
Hymns for Mothers #d28
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #1182Page Scan
Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d108
Mission Songs: a collection of hymns and music, designed for Sabbath schools #45Page Scan
Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d42
Select Hymns #d150
Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #507Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1112Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #1061Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d318
The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #77Page Scan
The Mother's Hymn Book: compiled from various authors and private manuscripts: for the use of maternal associations, and for special occasions of social and private worship #57Page Scan
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #975Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #975Page Scan
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #1213Page Scan
The Sabbath School Lyre #d47
The Sabbath School Lyre: a collection of hymns and music, original and selected, for general use in sabbath schools #22Page Scan
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #741TextPage Scan



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