Hail, God the Father, glorious light

Hail, God the Father, glorious light

Author: John A. Granade
Published in 15 hymnals

Author: John A. Granade

Born: 1770, New Bern County, North Carolina. Died: December 6, 1807, Sumner County, Tennessee. After a period of desperate depression, Granade came to Christ in 1800 at a Presbyterian camp meeting at Desha’s Creek, Sumner County, Tennessee. Ordained a Methodist circuit riding preacher, Granade was referred to by the Nashville Banner as the "wild man of Goose Creek" (Sumner County, Tennessee) and was also variously known as "the poet of the backwoods" and "the Wild Man of Holston." Granade worked in part in the world of shape-note singing in the Shenandoah Valley, where a variety of musical sources, both sacred and profane, were at play. His works include: Pilgrim’s Songster (Lexington, Kentucky: 1804) --www.hymntime.com/tc… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hail, God the Father, glorious light
Author: John A. Granade

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A General Selection of the Newest and Most Admired Hymns and Spiritual Songs Now in Use #d44
A General Selection of the Newest and Most Admired Hymns and Spiritual Songs Now in Use. 2nd ed. #d38
Pilgrim Songster #d34
Pilgrim's Songster #d29
Social Melodies #d45
The Camp Meeting Hymn Book: containing the most approved hymns and spiritual songs Used by the Methodist Connexion in the United States #63Page Scan
The Harp: being a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to all purposes of social and religious worship #114Page Scan
The New England Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: adapted to prayer, conference and camp-meetings #116
The Sacred Songster. 5th ed. #d64
The Spiritual Songster. lst ed. #d46
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) #116Page Scan
The Zion Songster: a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, generally sung at camp and prayer meetings, and in revivals of religion (Rev. & corr.) #161Page Scan
The Zion Songster: a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Sung at Camp and Prayer Meetings, and in Revivals or Religion (95th ed.) #161Page Scan
Zion's Songster: or, a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, usually sung at camp-meetings, and also in revivals of religion. (10th ed., imp. and enl.) #67Page Scan
Zion's Songster; or a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Usually Sung at Camp Meetings, and Also in Revivals of Religion #d78



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