God the Omnipotent ! King, who ordainest Great winds Thy clarions, lightnings Thy sword.
The day Thou gavest, Lord, is ended, The darkness falls at Thy behest.
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|Birth:||16th December, 1826|
|Death:||15th June, 1893|
|Profession:||Chaplain, Editor, Translator, Writer|
John Ellerton was born in Clerkenwell, England. He was an English writer and hymnologist. He earned a BA degree from King William's College in 1849, and an MA degree from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1854. In 1860, he became chaplain for Lord Crewe and vicar of Crewe Green in Cheshire. He was chairman of the education committee at the Mechanics Institute for the local Railway Company. He was best known as a hymnologist, editor, hymn-writer and translator. He published Hymns for Schools and Bible Classes in Brighton in 1859. His Notes and Illustrations of Church Hymns were published in the folio edition of 1881.
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