O Thou from whom all goodness flows

O Thou from whom all goodness flows. Thomas Haweis* (1734-1820). According to Maurice Frost, Hymnal Companion to Hymns Ancient & Modern (1962), p. 202, this was first published in a tract, The Reality and Power of the Religion of Jesus Christ Exemplified in the Dying Experience of Mr Williams [sic.] Browne of Bristol, who departed this Life October 16, 1791, aged 70. Browne may have known Haweis personally, or the hymn may have been published, or used in a service at Bath or Bristol, because Browne chose it for his funeral. It was then published with Haweis’s other hymns in Carmina Christo: or, Hymns to the Saviour. Designed for the use and comfort of those who worship the Lamb that was...

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