Whom have we, Lord, in heaven but thee

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1 Whom have we, Lord, in heav'n, but thee,
And whom on earth beside?
Where else for succor can we flee,
Or in whose strength confide?

2 Thou art our portion here below,
Our promised bliss above;
Ne'er may our souls an object know
So precious as thy love.

3 When heart and flesh, O Lord, shall fail,
Thou wilt our spirits cheer;
Support us through life's thorny vale,
And calm each anxious fear.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #844

Author: Harriet Auber

Auber, Harriet, daughter of Mr. James Auber, b. in London, Oct. 4, 1773. During the greater part of her quiet and secluded life she resided at Broxbourne and Hoddesdon, Herts, and died at the latter place on the 20th Jan., 1862. Miss Auber wrote devotional and other poetry, but only a portion of the former was published in her Spirit of the Psalms, in 1829. This collection is mainly her work, and from it some useful versions of the Psalms have been taken and included in modern hymn-books, about 20 appearing in Spurgeon's Our Own Hymn Book, 1866. Miss Auber's name is widely known, but it is principally through her exquisite lyric, "Our blest Redeemer, ere He breathed," and the Epiphany hymn, "Bright was the guiding star that led." (For criti… Go to person page >

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First Line: Whom have we, Lord, in heaven but thee
Author: Harriet Auber
Copyright: Public Domain

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GRÄFENBERG

Composed by Johann Crüger (PHH 42) as a setting for Paul Gerhardt's "Nun danket all’ und bringet Ehr," GRÄFENBERG was first published in the 1647 edition of Crüger's Praxis Pietatis Melica. The tune is arbitrarily named after a water-cure spa in Silesia, Austria, which became famous in the 1820…

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ST. ANNE

Though no firm documentation exists, ST. ANNE was probably composed by William Croft (PHH 149), possibly when he was organist from 1700-1711 at St. Anne's Church in Soho, London, England. (According to tradition, St. Anne was the mother of the Virgin Mary.) The tune was first published in A Suppleme…

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BELMONT (Gardiner)

This tune has been mis-attributed to various other composers, but is clearly the work of the above-named composer.

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches, to which are added prayers for families and individuals (New and Enl. Stereotype Ed.) #576Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #119Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #653Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #399Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #399Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #399Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #399Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #24Page Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #13Page Scan
A Liturgy for the New Church #d113
A Liturgy for the New Church. 3rd ed. #d113
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #184Page Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d371
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d375
Additional Hymns to the Collection of Hymns for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #576Page Scan
Association Songs No.1 #d187
Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d352
Carmina Sacra: or, Boston Collection of Church Music: comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in eternal use together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts... #96bPage Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #315Page Scan
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d1176
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P73.3Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P73cPage Scan
Hymns and Tunes: for Public and Private Worship, and Sunday Schools #403Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P73cPage Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d1129
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d934
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P73cPage Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d361
Schools Lyrics #d257
Songs for the School #d186
The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d477
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d908
The Book of Worship: prepared for the use of the New Church, by order of the general convention (New York ed.) #68Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal, Hymns with Tunes for the Services of the Church #140Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #P73cPage Scan
The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d311
The Modern Psalmist #d375
The Psaltery #d316
The Public School Hymnal, for the Use of High Schools and Seminaries. New and enl. ed. #d295
The Public School Hymnal: for the use of high schools and seminaries #163Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #281cPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d1237
The School Hymn and Tune Book #d211
The Thanksgiving #d282
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #844TextPage Scan
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #173Page Scan
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #396Page Scan



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