C. R. Blackall

C. R. Blackall
Short Name: C. R. Blackall
Full Name: Blackall, C. R. (Christopher Rubey), 1830-1924
Birth Year: 1830
Death Year: 1924

Blackall, Christopher Ruby, M.D., born in New York State, 1830, and educated for the medical profession. For 15 years he followed his profession, including service in the army during the civil war. Subsequently he managed, for 14 years, a branch of the Baptist Publication Society, taking at the same time great interest in Sunday School work. He edited the Advanced Bible Lesson Quarterly, for 3 years, and also Our Little Ones.
1. The prize is set before us. Heaven anticipated. This is one of Dr. Blackall's most popular hymns for children. It was written in 1874 for the Sunday School of 2nd Baptist Church, Chicago, Illinois, and set to music by H. R. Palmer. It first appeared in Palmer's Songs of Love for the Bible School, 1874, from whence it has passed into numerous collections, including I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, Lond., 1881.
2. Follow the paths of Jesus. Following Jesus. This is included in the Baptist Hymn [& Tune] Book, Phila., 1871, No. 701.
3. Do the right, never fear. Duty . In W. R. Stevenson's School Hymnal, Lond., 1880, No. 269.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


Texts by C. R. Blackall (60)sort iconAsInstances
Again with rejoicing we come todayC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Anda en pos de CristoChristopher Blackall (Author)2
Awhile o'er earth's mountains we're roamingC. R. Blackall (Author)4
Behold, what manner of love (Blackall)C. R. Blackall (Author)4
Best of the seven, O holy dayDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)5
Bim, bome, bim bome, rings the churchbell from theC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Bim, bome, rings the churchbell from theC. R. Blackall (Author)3
Blessed are the pure in heart, they that stand approved of GodC. R. Blackall (Author)4
Busy we would be for JesusC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Come, come, join in the singingC. R. Blackall (Author)3
Come to Jesus, weary, troubled wandererC. R. Blackall (Author)5
Do the right, never fearC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Far distant in the ages, Amid the olden timeC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Firmly stand for God, in the world's mad strifeC. R. Blackall (Author)14
Follow the path of JesusC. R. Blackall (Author)15
Gathered by the crystal riverC. R. Blackall (Author)4
Give me faith to come to theeC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Glowing bright and pleasantDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)7
God made the world, and he made meC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Hail, thou glorious nameDr. Blackall (Author)2
Hear me, my SaviorC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Heavenly Father, Lord of all, I would hearC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Hither we come, as a Union bandDr. Blackall (Author)6
I want to be like Jesus (Blackall)Dr. C. R. Blackall (Author)4
If my heart is the Lord'sC. R. Blackall (Author)8
In our perfect home aboveC. R. Blackall (Author)3
In the harvest field there is work to doC. R. Blackall (Author)59
In the highways and hedges go seek (Blackall)Dr. C. R. Blackall (Author)8
Jesus is my Shepherd, He will care for meC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Jesus loved the little childrenDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)1
Jesus loves the little children (Blackall)C. R. Blackall (Author)2
Jesus, teach me truth divineDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)2
Let us help each otherDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)5
Lift up thine eyes weary prisomerDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)3
Little eyes, little eyes Softly close in worship nowDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)18
Little ones come to himC. R. Blackall (Author)5
Little sunbeams we'll awayC. R. Blackall (Author)6
Lo an ever flowing fountainDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)4
Loudly let the anthem swellDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)2
O sing praise unto the LordDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)2
Our joyful notes we gladlyC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Paa Guds aakerf'lt d'r staar skoerdenC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Sweet Sabbath school, more [most] dear to meDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)27
Tell me the stories of Jesus, God's only SonC. R. Blackall (Author)2
The fields are all white, but the reapers are fewDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)3
The Lord wants the boysC. R. Blackall (Author)2
The prize is o'er us, From on highC. R. Blackall (Author)2
The prize is set before usC. R. Blackall (Author)95
The Savior stands invitingDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)2
The shadows are falling, Swift closeth the dayDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)8
There is some good for each one to doC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Though I walk through the valeC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Watch closely the pathwayDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)2
We are little sunbeams, ShiningC. R. Blackall (Author)5
We are the lambs, and Jesus is our ShepherdC. R. Blackall (Author)5
When I walk in God's clear sunlightC. R. Blackall (Author)16
Will the Savior hear meC. R. Blackall (Author)2
With joy we seek our Savior's faceC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to redeem usRev. C. R. Blackall (Adapter)3
Would you gain the best in lifeC. R. Blackall (Author)21

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