O Father, though the anxious fear

O Father, though the anxious fear

Author: Anna Letitia Barbauld
Published in 54 hymnals

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O Father, though the anxious fear
May cloud to-morrow’s way,
No fear nor doubt shall enter here;
All shall be Thine to-day.

We will not bring divided hearts
To worship at Thy shrine;
But each unworthy thought departs,
And leaves this temple Thine.

Sleep, sleep to-day, tormenting cares,
Of earth and folly born;
Ye shall not dim the light that streams
From this celestial morn.

To-morrow will be time enough
To feel your harsh control;
Ye shall not violate this day,
The sabbath of the soul.



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #7

Author: Anna Letitia Barbauld

Barbauld, Anna Laetitia, née Aikin, daughter of the Rev. John Ailrin, D.D., a dissenting minister, was b. at Kibworth-Harcourt, Leicestershire, June 20, 1743. In 1753 Dr. Aikin became classical tutor at a dissenting academy at Warrington. During her residence there she contributed five hymns to Dr. W. Enfield's Hymns for Public Worship, &c, Warrington, 1772. In the following year these were included in her Poems, Lond., J. Johnson, 1773. In May, 1774, Miss Aikin was married to the Rev. Rochemont Barbauld, a descendant of a French Protestant family, and a dissenting minister. For some years Mr. Barbauld conducted, in addition to his pastoral work, a boarding school at Palgrave, Suffolk. From this he retired in 1785. In 1786 he undertook t… Go to person page >

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Author: Anna Letitia Barbauld

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #7Text
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #7Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #XVIIPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #52Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #531Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (2nd ed. Enl. and Imp.) #8Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #8Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #8Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Psalms: for social and private worship (3rd ed. corr.) #8Page Scan
Boston Sunday School Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d87
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #399Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #10Page Scan
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #444Page Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d491
Devotional Melodies, Adapted to Social Worship #d68
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d467
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #90Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #30Page Scan
Hymn Book for Christian Worship #39Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #182Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #182Page Scan
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d299
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #38Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #38Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #32Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #32Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary #36Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Militant #456Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #50Page Scan
Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d194
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #271Page Scan
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d580
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #55Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #23.55Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #55Page Scan
The Baptist Hymnal, for Use in the Church and Home #42Page Scan
The Baptist Hymnal. Shaped notes ed. #d404
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #38Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #620Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal #d477
The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #479Page Scan
The Christian hymnal: a collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship; in two parts (Rev.) #350Page Scan
The Christian Hymnist #d379
The Gospel Psalmist #51Page Scan
The National Baptist Hymn Book #d379
The National Baptist Hymnal: arranged for use in churches, Sunday schools, and young people's socieities (5th ed. Rev.) #54Page Scan
The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #284Page Scan
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #51Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #51Page Scan
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #96Page Scan
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d619
The Southern Psalmist #d582
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d610
The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #3Page Scan



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