Clara McAlister Brooks

Short Name: Clara McAlister Brooks
Full Name: Brooks, Clara McAlister, 1882-1980
Birth Year: 1882
Death Year: 1980

Birth: Oct. 9, 1882, Parke County, Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1980, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA

Clara McAlister Brooks was one of our early songwriters and four of her pieces are in the current hymnal. From the earliest days of the movement we have had women prominent in all forms of our ministry—missionaries, evangelists, teachers, pastors, and God has honored their sacrificial labors. For that reason we can stand in amazement when here, in the 1970s, such old-line denominations as the Episcopal church are being racked with controversy over whether the ordination of women is permissible. But before we gather Pharisaic robes about ourselves, perhaps we need to look candidly at the way in which we, too, succumbed to some of the cultural and prejudicial patterns of later decades!

--www.whwomenclergy.org/articles/


Texts by Clara McAlister Brooks (86)sort iconAsInstances
A plaintive plea comes o'er the seaClara M. Brooks (Author)3
As far above the howling stormClara M. Brooks (Author)4
As I walk in pastures greenClara M. Brooks (Author)4
As sweet strains of heav'nly musicClara M. Brooks (Author)4
By the promise of the FatherClara M. Brooks (Author)5
By the word of God the worlds were madeClara M. Brooks (Author)6
Children obey your parents for this is rightClara M. Brooks (Author)2
Clothed with sweet humilityClara McAlister (Author)2
Darkly the night hideth from sightClara M. Brooks (Author)2
Do you sigh for victory?Clara McAlister (Author)2
Down beside the crystal watersClara McAlister (Author)2
Down in the garden, there I behold himClara McAlister (Author)2
Dwelling now in Canaan landClara M. Brooks (Author)3
Einsam, traurig und verlassen, An dem Wege JerichoClara McAlister (Author)2
Far away in a land that is darker than nightClara M. Brooks (Author)6
Far below me lowers the tempestClara M. Brooks (Author)2
Following Jesus from day to day, gently he leadsClara M. Brooks (Author)6
Gently a word was spokenClara M. Brooks (Author)2
Gleich wie suesse HimmelstoeneClara McAlister (Author)2
God, give us hearts to feel for thoseClara M. Brooks (Author)2
Guide me, Savior, I am thineClara M. Brooks (Author)2
Halt empor dein kleines LichtClara M. Brooks (Author)2
He knows and He hears When you cry unto HimClara M. Brooks (Author)1
He who calmed the storm on GalileeClara M. Brooks (Author)2
Hold your lighted torch on hightClara M. Brooks (Author)2
Hold your little torch on highClara M. Brooks (Author)3
Holiness dwells in the temple of GodClara McAlister (Author)3
Horch, vom fernen MeeresstrandeClara M. Brooks (Author)2
I have found the joy of GodClara M. Brooks (Author)4
I will trust thee, loving SaviorClara M. Brooks (Author)2
I would be nearer, my SaviorClara M. Brooks (Author)4
If on the topmost pointClara McAlister (Author)2
If ye ask it shall be givenClara McAlister (Author)2
If ye then with Christ be risen, Seek those things which are aboveClara McAlister (Author)3
In meinem Herzen war ein TrachtenClara M. Brooks (Author)2
In the shadow of the cross let me hideClara M. Brooks (Author)3
Is there no balm in Gilead, and no physician thereClara M. Brooks (Author)4
Jesus, der fuer dich gestorbenClara M. Brooks (Author)2
Jesus is risen, the angels sayClara M. Brooks (Author)2
Jesus left a home of dazzling splendorClara M. Brooks (Author)4
Jesus, the name we love so wellClara M Brooks (Author)1
La noche tiende su mantónClara Brooks (Author)2
Las obras vemos del gran DiosClara Brooks (Author)2
Let us praise the Lord, for His smiles that beamClara M. Brooks (Author)4
Lo she is not dead but sleepingClara M. Brooks (Author)5
Long my restless soul had soughtClara M. Brooks (Author)4
Mein Vater im Himmel hat stets auf michClara McAlister (Author)2
Millions are perishing over the seaClara M. Brooks (Author)2
My heavenly Father is caring for meClara M. Brooks (Author)4
Now the shadows of the eveningClara M. Brooks (Author)4
O church of God, thou spotless brideClara M. Brooks (Author)4
O love divine, no soul has e'erClara M. Brooks (Author)4
O'er the ocean's rolling watersClara M. Brooks (Author)5
Oh, put on thy beautiful garmentsClara M. Brooks (Author)3
On the borders of eternity the world is standing nowClara M. Brooks (Arranger)4
Our Father hath so loved usClara M. Brooks (Author)4
Our Father's wondrous works we seeClara M. Brooks (Author)11
Over the billows sighingClara M. Brooke (Author)5
Scatter the gospel seedClara M. Brooks (Author)2
Seid mit Christus ihr erstandenClara McAlister (Author)2
Sink me deeper till the measure of thy sorrowsClara McAlister Brooks (Author)2
Softly the evening vespersClara M. Brooks (Author)5
Softly whisper, Jesus loves youClara M. Brooks (Author)3
Someday, when God's sweet SpiritClara M. Brooks (Author)3
Suff'ring for years, Filled with many fearsClara McAlister (Author)2
Tenderly lay her to restClara M. Brooks (Author)1
The angels came with silent treadClara M. Brooks (Author)3
The eventide falls gently nowClara M. Brooks (Author)5
The grace of God that brings salvationClara M. Brooks (Author)5
The Lord is my light, and the strength of my lifeClara M. Brooks (Author)4
The Lord of the harvest is calling For laborers true in His fieldClara M. Brooks (Author)5
There's a way that is free from sinClara M. Brooks (Author)5
There's stealing o'er my peaceful, trusting soulClara M. Brooks (Author)4
'Tis so sweet just to know, as I with my Savior goClara M. Brooks (Author)4
To the Syrian camp at twilightClara M. Brooks (Author)4
To thee, O Lord Jehovah, We hymn our grateful praiseClara M. Brooks (Author)3
Wandelnd auf der Aue gruenClara McAlister (Author)2
We are little travelers hereClara M. Brooks (Author)3
Weary, lonely, sad, forsakenClara M. Brooks (Author)4
Welch wunderbares GotteswerkClara M. Brooks (Author)2
When breaks the crimson morning dawnClara M. Brooks (Author)2
When my soul is oppressed with the sorrows of lifeClara M. Brooks (Author)5
White is the harvest, calls the Master for youClara M. Brooks (Author)3
With Thine eye, O Savior, guide meClara M. Brooks (Author)4
Within my heart was fond ambitionClara M. Brooks (Author)4
Wohne nun im heil'gen LandClara M. Brooks (Author)2



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