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Lydia Baxter

Lydia Baxter
From: cyberhymnal.org
Short Name: Lydia Baxter
Full Name: Baxter, Lydia, 1809-1874
Birth Year: 1809
Death Year: 1874

Baxter, Lydia, an American Baptist, was b. at Petersburg, N. York, Sep. 2, 1800, married to Mr. Baxter, and d. in N. Y. June 22, 1874. In addition to her Gems by the Wayside, 1855, Mrs. Baxter contributed many hymns to collections for Sunday Schools, and Evangelistic Services. Of these, the following are the best known:—

    1. Cast thy net again, my brother. Patient toil. Given in the Royal Diadem, N. Y., 1873.
    2. Go, work in my vineyard. Duty. Also given in the Royal Diadem, 1873, and Mr. Sankey's S. & Solos, No. 4.
    3. I'm kneeling, Lord, at mercy's gate. Lent. In Coronation Hymns, &c, N. Y., 1879.
    4. I'm weary, I'm fainting, my day's work is done. Longing for rest. Royal Diadem. 1873.
    5. In the fadeless spring-time. Heavenly Reunion. In the Royal Diadem, 1873, I. D. Sankey's S. S. & Solos, No. 256, and others. It was written for Mr. H. P. Main in 1872.
    6. One by one we cross the river. Death. In Songs of Salvation, N. Y., 1870, I. D. Sankey's S. S. & Solos, No. 357, &c. It dates cir. 1866.
    7. Take the name of Jesus with you. Name of Jesus. Written late in 1870, or early in 1871, for W. H. Doane, and pub. in Pure Gold, 1871. It is No. 148 of I. D. Sankey's S. S. & Solos.
    8. The Master is coming. Invitation. In Songs of Salvation, 1870, No. 38.
    9. There is a gate that stands ajar. Mercy. In New Hallowed Songs, and also the Gospel Songs of P. Bliss, 1874. It was written for S. J. Vail about 1872. It has attained to some popularity. It is given in Mr. Sankey's S. & Solos, No. 2.

-John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


Texts by Lydia Baxter (67)sort descendingAsInstances
Allá la puerta franca estáLydia Baxter (Author)2
Banish each worldy thoughtLydia Baxter (Author)4
Because he has inclined his earLydia Baxter (Author)3
Brother, there are precious treasuresMrs. Lydia Baxter (Author)4
Cast the net again, my brotherLydia Baxter (Author)4
Christ saw the sinner standLydia Baxter (Author)3
Come, let us learn to singLydia Baxter (Author)4
Come, O come to the river of loveMrs. Lydia Baxter (Author)2
De Jesús el nombre guardaLydia Baxter (Author)3
De Jesus el nombre invoca, BuscaleLydia Baxter (Author)2
En port til himlen aaben staarLydia Baxter (Author)2
Es steht sein Tuerlein auf fuer michLydia Baxter (Author)2
From our beloved nationLydia Baxter (Author)4
Gaa hen i min Vingaard, ej ledig der staaLydia Baxter (Author)2
Geht hin in den Weinberg, das sei euer ZielLydia Baxter (Author)2
Geoffnet steht die GnadentuerLydia Baxter (Author)2
Geoffnet steht ein Pfoertschen dortLydia Baxter (Author)3
Geöffnet steht für mich ein ThorLydia Baxter (Author)5
Go, work in my vineyard, the Master says goLydia Baxter (Author)9
Go, work in my vineyard, there's plenty to doLydia Baxter (Author)4
Have you ever heard of that land so brightLydia Baxter (Author)2
I am weary, I am fainting, my day's work is doneLydia Baxter (Author)2
I know that heaven is bright and fairMrs. Lydia C. Baxter (Author)3
If you want the love of JesusMrs. Lydia Baxter (Author)3
I'll think of my Savior when daylight is breakingLydia Baxter (Author)10
I am kneeling, Lord, at mercy's gateMrs. Lydia C. Baxter (Author)18
I'm weary, I'm fainting, my day's work is doneLydia Baxter (Author)24
In the fadeless springtime, on the heavenly shoreMrs. L. Baxter (Author)15
In Zion's ranks, O let me standMrs. Lydia Baxter (Author)2
Jag vet en port, som öppen stärLydia Baxter (Author)2
Jesu Nam' sei dein GeleiteLydia Baxter (Author)3
Jesus once lay in the mangerMrs. Lydia Baxter (Author)4
Jesus said, I'll gladly sufferLydia Baxter (Author)4
Just the whispered name of Jesus thrills my soulLydia O. Baxter (Author)1
Ka'i i ko Iesu InoaLydia Baxter, 1809-1879 (Author)3
Lass den teuren Jesusnamen t'glich dein BegleiterLydia Baxter (Author)4
Life's journey we have startedMrs. Lydia Baxter (Author)7
Nome santo e venerávelLydia Baxter (Author)2
Not a cloud as I treadBaxter (Author)2
Now is done the time of teachingMrs. Lydia Baxter (Author)1
O give me a harp on the bright hills of gloryLydia Baxter (Author)14
O wie süss klingt Jesu NameLydia Baxter (Author)10
O will you join our happy bandLydia Baxter (Author)5
O, could I with the angels singMrs. Lydia Baxter (Author)3
O shall I wear a starless crown In yonder world of gloryMrs. Lydia Baxter (Author)13
One by one we cross the riverMrs. Lydia Baxter (Author)24
One more song I'll sing for JesusLydia Baxter (Author)4
Precious name, O how sweet!Lydia Baxter, 1809-1874 (Author)2
Shall I a sinful wormMrs. Baxter (Author)2
Tag, det namnet Jesus med digLydia Baxter (Author)4
Tag, dog Jesu Navn her med digLydia Baxter (Author)2
Take the name of Jesus with you, Child of sorrow and of woeLydia Baxter (Author)545
時常攜帶耶穌聖名,你們憂愁困苦人Lydia Baxter (Author)2
The dews of heaven are fallingMrs. Lydia Baxter, 1874 (Author)2
The Master is coming, he calleth for theeLydia Baxter (Author)8
There is a gate that stands ajar, And through its portals gleamingLydia O. Baxter (Author)151
There is a holy city, A happy world aboveBaxter (Author)1
There's beauty in the opening budsLydia Baxter (Author)5
'Tis always new, and thus we singMrs. Lydia Baxter (Author)4
We are coming, blessed SaviorLydia Baxter (Author)29
We are now in youth's bright morningMrs. Lydia Baxter (Author)8
We have come to Jesus prayingLydia Baxter (Author)3
We'll toil and labor, watch and waitLydia Baxter (Author)3
We're happy, dear Savior, and shall we not singLydia Baxter (Author)5
When Christ was journeying here belowMrs. Lydia Baxter (Author)3
When saints gather round thee, dear Savior, aboveMrs. Lydia Baxter (Author)18
When the bounding heart isLydia Baxter (Author)2

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