Though various names, O Lord, divide

Though various names, O Lord, divide

Author: George Richards
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Though various names, O lord, divide
The diff'ring tribes of Adam's race;
yet all to him, to thee allied,
Are sons of wrath, and heirs of grace.

2 One law of death condemns the whole,
The east, the west, the south, the norht:
And one free gift gives life to all
The present, future, past of earth.

3 From one, all nations, kindreds sprung:
To one they tend; that one art Thou:
Then be thy praise in concert sung,
By all thine offspring, here below.

Source: Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: selected and original, designed for the use of the Church Universal in public and private devotion #I

Author: George Richards

Richards, George, born near Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1755. For some years he was Purser and Chaplain in the United States Navy, and also taught a school in Boston. In 1789 he became an Universalist preacher, ministered at Portsmouth, New Haven, 1793-1809, and from 1809 in Philadelphia, where, his mind having given way under trouble, he died by his own hand, March 16, 1816. With S. Lane he edited the Universalist Hymn Book, published at Boston, 1792. This was one of the earliest collections of that body. It contained 49 of Richards's hymns. In 1801 he published A Collection of Hymns, Dover, New Hampshire, which contained 6 additional hymns by himself, and in 1806, also at Dover, a second edition of the same, greatly enlarged, with anothe… Go to person page >

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First Line: Though various names, O Lord, divide
Author: George Richards
Copyright: Public Domain



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