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 (66)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Again with rejoicing we come todayDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English2
Anda en pos de CristoChristopher Blackall (Author)Spanish2
Awhile o,er earth's mountains we're roamingDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English4
Behold, what manner of love, The Father doth bestowDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English4
Best of the seven, O holy dayC. R. Blackall (Author)English5
Bim, bome! bim, bome! Rings the church bell from the steepleC. R. Blackall (Author)English4
Blessed are the pure in heart, They that stand approved of GodDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English4
Busy we would be for JesusC. R. Blackall (Author)English2
Come, come, join in the singingC. R. Blackall (Author)English3
Come to Jesus, weary, troubled wandererC. R. Blackall (Author)English5
Contendamos siempre por nuestra feC. R. Blackall (Author)Spanish2
Do the right, never fearC. R. Blackall (Author)English2
Far distant in the ages, Amid the olden timeC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Firmly stand for God, in the world's mad strifeChristopher Ruby Blackall (Author)English15
Follow the path of JesusC. R. Blackall (Author)English12
Gathered by the crystal riverC. R. Blackall (Author)English4
Give me faith to come to theeC. R. Blackall (Author)English2
Glowing bright and pleasant is the holy dayDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English7
God made the world, And He made meDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English2
Hail, thou glorious nameDr. Blackall (Author)English2
Hear me, my SaviorC. R. Blackall (Author)English2
Heavenly Father, Lord of all, I would hear Thy loving callDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English2
Hither we come, as a Union bandC. R. Blackall (Author)English6
I want to be like Jesus, All gentle, pure, and mildC. R. Blackall (Author)English4
If my heart is the Lord'sC. R. Blackall (Author)English8
In das Erntefeld ruft der Meister nunC. R. Blackall (Author)German2
In dem Erntefeld ist noch viel zu tunChristopher R. Blackall (Author)German1
In our perfect home aboveC. R. Blackall (Author)English3
In the harvest field there is work to doC. R. Blackall (Author)English65
In the highways and hedges go seek the lostDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English7
Jesus is my Shepherd, He will care for meC. R. Blackall (Author)English2
Jesus loved the little children When he dwelt on earth belowC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Jesus loves the little children, This we surely knowC. R. Blackall (Author)English3
Jesus, teach me truth divineDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English2
Let us help each other, over life's rugged wayDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English5
Lift up thine eyes weary prisonerC. R. Blackall (Author)English3
Little eyes, little eyes Softly close in worship nowDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English19
Little ones come to Him, Be not afraidDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English5
Little sunbeams we'll awayDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English6
Lo an ever flowing fountainC. R. Blackall (Author)English4
Loudly let the anthem swellC. R. Blackall (Author)2
O Sonntagsschule, teurer mir, Als aller Schlösser GoldC. R. Blackall (Author)German1
O Sonntagsschule, teurer mir, Wie keines Fürsten HeimC. R. Blackall (Author)German1
O Zion rejoice for thy KingC. R. Blackall (Author)English2
O sing praise unto the LordDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English2
Our joyful notes we gladly raiseDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English3
På Guds åkerfält där står skördenC. R. Blackall (Author)2
Sweet Sabbath school, more dear to meC. R. Blackall (Author)English26
Tell me the stories of Jesus, God's only SonDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English2
The fields are all white, but the reapers are fewDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English3
The Lord wants the boysC. R. Blackall (Author)English3
The prize is o'er us, From on highC. R. Blackall (Author)English2
The prize is set before usDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English96
The Savior stands invitingDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English2
The shadows are falling, Swift closeth the dayC. R. Blackall (Author)English8
There is some good for each one to doC. R. Blackall (Author)English2
Though I walk through the valeC. R. Blackall (Author)English2
Watch closely the pathwayDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English2
We are little sunbeams, Shining and freeDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English5
We are the lambs, and Jesus is our ShepherdDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English5
When I walk in God's clear sunlightDr. C. R. Blackall (Author)English14
Will the Savior hear meC. R. Blackall (Author)English2
Willst du rein und edel seinC. R. Blackall (Author)German1
With joy we seek our Savior's faceC. R. Blackall (Author)English2
Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to redeem usRev. C. R. Blackall (Arranger)English3
Would you gain the best in lifeC. R. Blackall (Author)English20

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