Far from Thy heavenly care

Far from Thy heavenly care

Translator: John Brownlie
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

Far from Thy heavenly care,
Lord, I have gone astray;
And all the wealth Thou gav'st to me,
Have cast away.

Now from a broken heart,
In penitence sincere,
I lift my prayer to Thee, O Lord;
In mercy hear;

And in Thy blest abode
Give me a servant's place,
That I, a son, may learn to own
A Father's grace.

Hymns of the Greek Church, 1900

Translator: John Brownlie

Brownlie, John, was born at Glasgow, Aug. 6, 1857, and was educated at Glasgow University, and at the Free Church College in the same city. In 1884 he was licensed by the Presbytery of Glasgow; in 1885 he became Assistant Minister of the Free Church, Portpatrick, and on the death of the Senior Minister in 1890 he entered upon the full charge of the Church there. He has interested himself in educational matters, became a Member of the local School Board in 1888, a governor of Stranraer High School in 1897, and Chairman of the governors in 1901. His hymnological works are:— 1. The Hymns and Hymnwriters of the [Scottish] Church Hymnary, 1899. This is a biographical, historical, and critical companion to that hymnal, and is well done and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Far from Thy heavenly care
Greek Title: τῆς πατρῴας δόξης σου
Translator: John Brownlie
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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