O for the happy hour

O for the happy hour

Author: George W. Bethune
Published in 56 hymnals

Author: George W. Bethune

Bethune, George Washington, D.D. A very eminent divine of the Reformed Dutch body, born in New York, 1805, graduated at Dickinson Coll., Carlisle, Phila., 1822, and studied theology at Princeton. In 1827 he was appointed Pastor of the Reformed Dutch Church, Rinebeck, New York. In 1830 passed to Utica, in 1834 to Philadelphia, and in 1850 to the Brooklyn Heights, New York. In 1861 he visited Florence, Italy, for his health, and died in that city, almost suddenly after preaching, April 27, 1862. His Life and Letters were edited by A. R. Van Nest, 1867. He was offered the Chancellorship of New York University, and the Provostship of the University of Pennsylvania, both of which he declined. His works include The Fruits of the Spirit, 1839; Ser… Go to person page >

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O for the happy hour. Whitsuntide. "A Prayer for the Spirit," contributed to the Parish Hymns, Philadelphia, 1843, and republished in the Lays, &c, 1847, p. 158, in 6 stanzas of 4 1ines. It is found in many modern collections.

-John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances

Instances (1 - 56 of 56)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #292Page Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #917Page Scan
Additional Hymns, Adopted by the General Synod of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America, at their Session, June 1846, and authorized to be used in the churches under their care #240Page Scan
African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #455Page Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #376cPage Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d638
Fulton Street Hymn Book, for the use of union prayer meetings, Sabbath schools and families #272Page Scan
Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #591Page Scan
Hymnal Adapted to the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Revised Edition #455Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #351Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #916Page Scan
Hymns of Worship and Service #d335
Hymns of Worship and Service #387Page Scan
Hymns of Worship and Service (15th ed.) #387Page Scan
International Song Service: with Bright Gems from fifty authors, for Sunday-schools, gospel meetings, missionary and young people's societies, prayer-meetings, etc. #234Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #573Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #1074Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #536Page Scan
Lyra Sacra Americana: or, Gems from American Sacred Poetry #d134
New Union Hymns #155Page Scan
Parish Hymns: a collection of hymns for public, social, and private worship; selected and original #408Page Scan
Parish Psalmody #d573
Parish Psalmody #d586
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #1154Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d571
Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d178
Social Hymn and Tune Book: for the Lecture Room, Prayer Meeting, Family Circle, and Mission Church #d286
Social Hymn Book: Being the Hymns of the Social Hymn and Tune Book for the Lecture Room, Prayer Meeting, Family, and Congregation (2nd ed.) #335Page Scan
Songs for the Lord's House #d301
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad773
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1143Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1143Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1143Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1143Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1143Page Scan
Songs for the Service of Prayer #345Page Scan
Sunday-School Hymns #325Page Scan
The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book: adapted to the doctrines and usages of the church (6th ed.) #455Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #837Page Scan
The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for use in social meetings. #467Page Scan
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #568Page Scan
The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #611Page Scan
The Christian Minstrel: a New System of Musical Notation with a Collection of Psalm Tunes, Anthems, and Chants. 3rd ed. #d192
The Church Hymn Book #d690
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d632
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. #1255Page Scan
The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d498
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #1006Page Scan
The People's Hymn Book #d209
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Doctrinal Standards and Liturgy of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America #H623Page Scan
The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d192
The Service of Praise #d210
The Song Evangel #d154
Village Hymns #d374
Worship in Song: a selection of hymns and tunes for the Service of the Sanctuary #637Page Scan
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #447Page Scan



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