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" Every blessing we enjoy, by what means soever it may be derived upon us, is the gift of Him who is the great Author of Good, and Father of Mercies. "
The Spectator - Page 220
1767
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English Hymns: Their Authors and History

Samuel Willoughby Duffield - Hymns, English - 1886 - 675 pages
...those benefits which are conveyed to us by others. Any blessing we enjoy by what means soever derived, is the gift of him who is the great Author of good, and the Father of mercies." There is a touching anecdote of Rev. Jonathan Crowther, who died in Leeds,...
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Romance of Psalter and Hymnal: Authors and Composers

Robert Ethol Welsh, Frederick George Edwards - Bible - 1889 - 352 pages
...to man, how much more from man to his Maker ? Any blessing we enjoy, by what means soever derived, is the gift of Him Who is the great Author of Good and the Father of Mercies." " How are Thy servants blest, O Lord ! How sure is their defence ! " published...
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Annotations Upon Popular Hymns

Charles Seymour Robinson - Baptists - 1893 - 581 pages
...those benefits which are conveyed to us by others. Any blessing we enjoy, by what means soever derived, is the gift of him who is the great Author of good, and the Father of mercies." 265 Love- CM COME, ye that know and fear the Lord, And raise your thoughts...
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The Spectator: no. 395-473; June 3, 1712-Sept. 2, 1712

George Atherton Aitken - 1898
...it hereafter, a generous mind would indulge in it for the natural gratification that accompanies it. Him who is the great Author of good and Father of...exerted towards one another, naturally produces a very pleasing sensation in the mind of a grateful man, it exalts the soul into rapture when it is employed...
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The SPECTATOR No.395, Tuesday, June 3, 1712 to No.473, Tuesday, Sept 2, 1712 ...

AUSTIN DOBSON - 1898
...conveyed to us by others, Every Blessing we enjoy, by what Means soever it may be derived upon us, is the Gift of him who is the great Author of Good, and Father of Mercies, THERE is not a more pleasing Exercise of the Mind than Gratitude, It is accompanied with such an inward...
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Small Helps for To-day

Imogen Clark - Devotional calendars - 1902 - 366 pages
...conveyed to us by others. Every blessing we enjoy, by what means soever it may be derived upon us, is the gift of Him who is the great Author of good and Father of mercies. IBID. Fear not, believe only. — LUKE viii. 50. THE childlike faith that asks not sight, Waits not...
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The History and Use of Hymns and Hymn-tunes: By the Rev. David R. Breed

David Riddle Breed - HISTORY - 1903 - 354 pages
...benefits which are conveyed to us by others. Any blessing which we enjoy, by what means soever derived, is the gift of him who is the great Author of good and the Father of Mercies. ' ' ISAAC WATTS. — 1674-1748 Watts and Wesley divide the first honors in English...
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Selections from the Works of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1906 - 360 pages
...conveyed to us by others. 15 Every blessing we enjoy, by what means soever it may be derived upon us, is the gift of him who is the great Author of Good,...exerted towards one another, naturally produces a very pleasing sensation in the 20 mind of a grateful man ; it exalts the soul into rapture, when it is employed...
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Some Hymns and Hymn Writers Representing All who Profess and Call Themselves ...

William Budd Bodine - Episcopalians - 1907 - 458 pages
...those benefits which are conveyed to us by others. Any blessing we enjoy, by what means soever derived, is the gift of Him who is the great Author of good, and the Father of mercies." This hymn begins: 657 When all Thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys,...
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Great Christian Hymn Writers

Jane Stuart Smith, Betty Carlson - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 208 pages
...introducing this last hymn, Addison wrote, "Any blessing which we enjoy, by what means soever derived, is the gift of Him who is the great Author of good and the Father of mercies." Joseph Addison was a devout Christian, and even when he was dying, he was not...
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