O Thou in all thy might so far

O Thou in all thy might so far. Frederick Lucian Hosmer* (1840-1929).  According to The Hymnal 1940 Companion, p. 274, this hymn first appeared in the New York Inquirer in 1876. It was included subsequently in Hosmer’s The Thought of God in Hymns and Poems First Series (Boston, 1885), edited by Hosmer with William Channing Gannett*. The first appearance in a hymnbook was in the revised edition of the Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship (Boston, 1878, 1883), published by the American Unitarian Association:  O thou in all thy might so far,  In all thy love so dear, Beyond the range of sun and star,  And yet beside us here: What heart can...

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