O Lord, the contrite sinner's Friend

O Lord, the contrite sinner's Friend

Author: Clare Taylor
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Clare Taylor

Taylor, Clare. Miller, in his Singers and Songs of the Church, 1869, p. 230, says of this hymnwriter, "She is said to have been a member of the Church of England residing in Westminster;" that “she was probably a friend of Zinzendorfs, and much in association with the Moravians," and that "she died in February, 1778." Her original hymns and translations from the German appeared in the Moravian Hymn Book, 1742-89. There are in the 1886 ed. of the same Hymn Book the following original hymns all signed with her name:— 1. All glory be to God on high, Ye sons of Adam, &c. Christmas. (1742.) 2. Behold the loving Son of God. Good Friday. (1742.) 3. Lord, my times are in Thy hand. Death Anticipated. (1789.) 4. Lord, to Thy peop… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Lord, the contrite sinner's Friend
Author: Clare Taylor

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