Wherefore, O Father, We Thy Humble Servants

Wherefore, O Father, we thy humble servants

Author: W. H. H. Jervois
Communion Songs
Published in 20 hymnals

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1 Wherefore, O Father, we thy humble servants
here bring before thee Christ thy well-belovèd,
All-perfect Offering, sacrifice immortal,
spotless oblation.

2 See now thy children, making intercession
through him our Savior, Son of God incarnate,
for all thy people, living and departed,
pleading before thee.

Source: Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #338

Author: W. H. H. Jervois

Born: October 1852, Alderney, Channel Islands, United Kingdom (where his father was stationed) Died: August 5, 1905, St. Marylebone, London, England. Jervois, William Henry Hammond, M.A., was born in Oct. 1852 on the Isle of Alderney, where his father, W. F. D. Jervois, afterwards Lieut. General, was then stationed. He was educated at Rugby and at Trinity College, Oxford (B.A. 1876, M.A. 1878), and was ordained D. 1878, P. 1879. He became Vicar of St. Mary Magdalene, Munster Square, London, in 1896, and died Aug. 5, 1905. He was, until his death, a member of the Committee who compiled The English Hymnal, 1906, and contributed to it:— 1. Father, see Thy children bending at Thy throne. Holy Communion. This was jointly with the Re… Go to person page >

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First Line: Wherefore, O Father, we thy humble servants
Title: Wherefore, O Father, We Thy Humble Servants
Author: W. H. H. Jervois
Meter: 11.11.11.5
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Liturgical Use: Communion Songs

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Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #332
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #338TextPage Scan
Hymns Ancient & Modern, New Standard Edition #275
Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #826
Small Church Music #1615Audio
Small Church Music #2653Audio
Small Church Music #3584Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #7581TextScoreAudio
The New English Hymnal #313
Include 11 pre-1979 instances



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