Make channels for the streams of love

Make channels for the streams of love

Author: Richard Chenevix Trench
Published in 57 hymnals

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1 Make channels for the streams of love,
Where they may broadly run;
And love has overflowing streams
To fill them every one.

2 But if at any time we cease
Such channels to provide,
The very founts of love for us
Will soon be parched and dried.

3 For we must share, if we would keep,
That blessing from above:
Ceasing to give, we cease to have;
Such is the law of love.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #611

Author: Richard Chenevix Trench

Trench, Richard Chenevix, D.D. was born in North Frederick Street, Dublin, on Sept. 9th, 1807, during a visit of his parents of some mouths to Ireland. His father was Richard Trench, 6th son of Frederick Trench, of Woodlands, Co. Galway; his mother Melesina, only grandchild and heiress of Richard Chenevix, Bishop of Waterford, and widow of Colonel St. George. On his mother's side he was almost purely French, the grandfather of Bishop Chenevix of Waterford, Philip Chenevix of d'Eply of Loraine having only taken refuge in England on the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. The Huguenot refugee families married for a long time within themselves, and in Mrs. Richard Trench, four distinct foreign strains were blended. Her sons (the Archbishop and… Go to person page >

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First Line: Make channels for the streams of love
Author: Richard Chenevix Trench
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Language: English

Tune

DALEHURST


COLCHESTER (Purcell)


SONG 67

SONG 67 was published as a setting for Psalm 1 in Edmund Prys's Welsh Llyfr y Psalmau (1621). Erik Routley (PHH 31) suggests that the tune should be ascribed to Prys. Orlando Gibbons (PHH 167) supplied a new bass line for the melody when it was published with a number of his own tunes in George With…

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Christian Science Hymnal #86Page Scan
Christian Science Hymnal #182
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #86aPage Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #86bPage Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #86cPage Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #86Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #456Page Scan
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #207Page Scan
Good Will Songs: a Compilation of Hymns and Tunes #195Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d392
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #599Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #632Page Scan
Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #385Page Scan
Hymnal Amore Dei #203Page Scan
Hymnal for Christian Science Church and Sunday School Services #92Page Scan
Hymnal, Amore Dei #203Page Scan
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d270
Hymns for the Celebration of Life #d123
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #471Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #471Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #810Page Scan
Hymns in Harmony with Modern Thought #102Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Universal #326Page Scan
Hymns of the Church, Ancient and Modern: for the use of all who love to sing the praises of God in Christ, in the family, the school, or the church; with a discourse on music as a divine ordinance... #397Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #528Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #276a
Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #276b
Isles of Shoals Hymn Book and Candle Light Service #185Page Scan
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #321Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1058Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d392
Revival Hymns #387Page Scan
Sacred Songs For Public Worship: a hymn and tune book #47Page Scan
Selected Hymns #d47
Services for Congregational Worship #340Page Scan
Social Hymns and Tunes, for the Conference and Prayer Meeting, and the Home with services and prayers #272Page Scan
Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy, a selection of spiritual songs, old and new #266Page Scan
Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #d101
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1058Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #922Page Scan
The Beacon Hymnal #d125
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #958Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal #d418
The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #683Page Scan
The Christian hymnal: a collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship; in two parts (Rev.) #310Page Scan
The Christian Hymnist #d340
The Church Hymn Book #d315
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #424Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #780Page Scan
The Hill School Hymnal and Service Book #d131
The New Hymn and Tune Book #d231
The Saints' Harp #d536
The St. Alban Hymnal #d246
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #611TextPage Scan
Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d215
Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d154
Universal Hymns Compiled for the North End Union #d93



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