Hymns for Christian Devotion: Especially Adapted to the Universalist Denomination

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017 - 586 pages
Especially Adapted to The Universalist DenominationExcerpt from Hymns for Christian Devotion:"753 Creator Spirit, by whose light, 76 Dark was the night, and cold the ground, 229 Daughter of Zion, awake from thy sadness, 647 Daughter of Zion, from the dust, 315 Dear as thou wert, and justly dear, 594 Dear is the hallowed morn to me, 959 Dear Lord, behold thy servants here, 725 Death has been here and borne away, 760 Death moves with victor's tread, 1004 Deem not that they are best alone, 566 Drop the limpid waters now, 670 Early, my God, without delay, 63 Eat, drink, in memory of your friend, 678 Ere mountains reared their forms sublime"

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John Greenleaf Adams 1810 - 1897 was co-editor with Dr. E.H. Chapin of the Universalist Hymns for Christian Devotion and alone for the Gospel Psalmist, 1861. Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, he married twice and had two sons and one daughter. He was ordained in 1833 in Rumney, New Hampshire.Although rarely used outside his denomination, best known of his hymns are:Heaven is here, its hymns of gladnessGod's angels; not only on high do they singHis papers can be found at the Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School among which include correspondence with A. C. Thomas, Thomas Thayer, Lucius Paige, Moses Ballou, W. H. Ryder, J. W. Hanson, M. Goddard.

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