Heirs of unending life

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1 Heirs of unending life,
While yet we sojourn here,
O let us our salvation work
With trembling and with fear.

2 God will support our hearts
With might before unknown;
The work to be performed is ours,
The strength is all His own.

3 'Tis He that works to will,
'Tis He that works to do;
His is the power by which we act,
His be the glory too!

Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, 1871

Author: Benjamin Beddome

Benjamin Beddome was born at Henley-in Arden, Warwickshire, January 23, 1717. His father was a Baptist minister. He studied at various places, and began preaching in 1740. He was pastor of a Baptist society at Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, until his death in 1795. In 1770, he received the degree of M.A. from the Baptist College in Providence, Rhode Island. He published several discourses and hymns. "His hymns, to the number of 830, were published in 1818, with a recommendation from Robert Hall." Montgomery speaks of him as a "writer worthy of honour both for the quantity and the quality of his hymns." --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Alterer: Henry Ustick Onderdonk

Henry Ustick Onderdonk, Bishop of Pennsylvania, was born in New York, March 16, 1789, and educated at Columbia College, B.A. 1805, M.A. 1808, D.D. 1827. Having decided to devote his life to medicine, he studied first in London and then in Edinburgh, receiving his M.D. from that university in 1810. Returning to New York, he began to study theology under Bishop Hobart and was ordained in 1815. He was rector of St. Ann's, Brooklyn, until 1827 when, following a famous controversy, he was elected bishop coadjutor of Pennsylvania, becoming diocesan in 1836 upon the death of Bishop White. He, with W.A. Muhlenberg, q.v., was influential on the committee appointed by General Convention to prepare the so-called Prayer Book Collection, 1826. The… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Heirs of unending life
Author: Benjamin Beddome (1817)
Alterer: Henry Ustick Onderdonk (1826)
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English

Tune

DENNIS (Nägeli)

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) arranged DENNIS and first published it in The Psaltery (1845), a hymnal he compiled with George. Webb (PHH 559). Mason attributed the tune to Johann G. Nageli (b. Wetzikon, near Zurich, Switzerland, 1773; d. Wetzikon, 1836) but included no source reference. Nageli presumably pu…

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches, to which are added prayers for families and individuals (New and Enl. Stereotype Ed.) #571Page Scan
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A Collection of Sacred Song: being an eclectic compilation for the use of churches, families, and boarding-schools... #71(H210)Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Social Religious Meetings and for Private Devotions. 7th ed. #417Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #118Page Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns #d21
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, for the use of Sunday Schools #66Page Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #673Page Scan
Additional Hymns to the Collection of Hymns for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #571Page Scan
Book of Common Praise #d196
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d320
Christian Science Hymnal #104Page Scan
Christian Science Hymnal #221Page Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #104aPage Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #104bPage Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #104cPage Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #104Page Scan
Church Hymnal #444Page Scan
Familiar Hymns with Music, New and Old, a Companion #d25
Fulton Street Hymn Book, for the use of union prayer meetings, Sabbath schools and families #159Page Scan
Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #443TextPage Scan
Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #479Page Scan
Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book with Accompanying Tunes (Second Edition) #555Page Scan
Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book: suited to the special seasons of the Christian year, and other occasions of public worship, as well as for use in the Sunday-school...With accompanying tunes #476Page Scan
Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book: with accompanying tunes #555Page Scan
Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America #479Text
Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America : Revised edition (1874) #479Page Scan
Hymns for Schools and Families #d47
Hymns for Schools and Families #186Page Scan
Hymns for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, by the Authority of the Ministerium of Pennsylvania #469Page Scan
Hymns of the Advent #316Page Scan
Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention: with an additional selection #210Page Scan
Hymns suited to the Feasts and Fasts of the Church and Other Occasions of Public Worship ... approved by the Convention of 1826 #d74
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #64Page Scan
One Hundred Progressive Hymns #73Page Scan
Palm Leaves: a collection of Sunday school tunes and carols for the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church #21Page Scan
Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d89
Selection of Hymns for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church #224Page Scan
Selections from the Psalms of David in Metre: with hymns suited to the feasts and fasts of the church, and other occasions of public worship #H210Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #925
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #925Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #925Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #925Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #925Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #925Page Scan
Songs of Praise with Tunes #316Page Scan
The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #502Page Scan
The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d143
The Book of Common Praise #d203
The Church Hymnal with Canticles #479Page Scan
The Church Hymnal: a collection of hymns from the Prayer book hymnal, Additional hymns, and Hymns ancient and modern, and Hymns for church and home. For use in Churches where licensed by the Bishop #227Page Scan
The Church Hymnal: revised and enlarged in accordance with the action of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892. (Ed. B) #502Page Scan
The Church Hymnal: revised and enlarged in accordance with the action of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892... #502Page Scan
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d316
The Churchman's Hymn-Book, a Collection of Hymns Old and New, for Use in the Services of the Church #d154
The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #d218
The Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892 #502TextPage Scan
The Hymnal: revised and enlarged as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the of our Lord 1892..with music, as used in Trinity Church #502Page Scan
The Hymnal: with tunes old and new #479Page Scan
The Lecture-Room Hymn-Book: containing the psalms and hymns of the book of common prayer, together with a choice selection of additional hymns, and an appendix of chants and tunes... #H210Page Scan
The Missionary Tune Book #d33
The Olive Branch #d51
The Reformed Church Hymnal: with tunes #448Page Scan
The School Hymnal: Non-Sectarian Hymns #d19
The Sunday School Service and Tune Book #56Page Scan
Union Hymns. Rev. #d137
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Union Prayer Meeting Hymns #d90
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