HERMAS

Composer: Frances R. Havergal

Havergal, Frances Ridley, daughter of the Rev. W. H. Havergal, was born at Astley, Worcestershire, Dec. 14, 1836. Five years later her father removed to the Rectory of St. Nicholas, Worcester. In August, 1850, she entered Mrs. Teed's school, whose influence over her was most beneficial. In the following year she says, "I committed my soul to the Saviour, and earth and heaven seemed brighter from that moment." A short sojourn in Germany followed, and on her return she was confirmed in Worcester Cathedral, July 17, 1853. In 1860 she left Worcester on her father resigning the Rectory of St. Nicholas, and resided at different periods in Leamington, and at Caswall Bay, Swansea, broken by visits to Switzerland, Scotland, and North Wales. She died… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Frances R. Havergal (1871)
Meter: 6.5.6.5 D with refrain
Incipit: 33321 64321 75234 31
Key: A Major

Texts

Golden harps are sounding

On our way rejoicing

On our way rejoicing,
As we homeward move,
Hearken to our praises,
O Thou God of love!
Is there grief or sadness?
Thine it cannot be!
Is our sky beclouded?
Clouds are not from Thee!
On our way rejoicing,
As we homeward move,
Hearken to our praises,
O Thou God of love!

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Welcome, happy morning! age to age shall say:

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #698
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #100
Text: All the Happy Children
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The Cyber Hymnal #1957
Text: Golden Harps Are Sounding
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The Cyber Hymnal #3227
Text: Jesus, Blessèd Savior
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The Cyber Hymnal #5246
Text: On Our Way Rejoicing
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Instances

Instances (1 - 21 of 21)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #120
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #248
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #698ScoreAudio
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #537Text
Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #144
Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #198
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #244
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #68
Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #133Text
Small Church Music #1475Audio
Small Church Music #2072Audio
Small Church Music #2123Audio
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #671
The Cyber Hymnal #100TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #1957TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #3227TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #5246TextScoreAudio
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #293TextPage Scan
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #531TextPage Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #161Text
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #131
Include 71 pre-1979 instances



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