Hezekiah Butterworth

Hezekiah Butterworth
Hezekiah Butterworth
Short Name: Hezekiah Butterworth
Full Name: Butterworth, Hezekiah, 1839–1905
Birth Year: 1839
Death Year: 1905

Butterworth, Hezekiah, was born at Warren, Rhode Island, Dec. 22, 1839. He wrote The Story of the Hymns, American Tract Society, 1875. He is the author of "0 Church of Christ, our blest abode" (The Church) in Root's cantata, Under the Palms, and of "Jesus, I Thee believe" (Jesus All in All) in the cantata Faith Triumphant.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)


Butterworth, Hezekiah, was born at Warren, R.I., Dec. 22, 1839, and died in 1905. His hymn, "Little ones of God are we" (Christ's Lambs), in the Sunday School Hymnary, 1905, and other collections, is dated 1870.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Wikipedia Biography

Hezekiah Butterworth (December 22, 1839 – September 5, 1905) was an American writer of books for young people and a poet.

Texts by Hezekiah Butterworth (50)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A star is in the air, And its light is trailing lowHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2
A voice in the air and a star in the skyHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
Abana was a riverHezekiah Butterworth (Author)4
Again the rounded year has broughtHezekiah Butterworth (Author)4
Arise, O church of JesusHezekiah Butterworth (Author)4
Arise with joy and singHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
I walked through the woodland meadowsHezekiah Butterworth (Author)36
At early morn when I awakeHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2
At my work I'm always singingHezekiah Butterworth (Adapter)3
By what I owe a mother's loveHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2
By your soul's best interests standHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2
Dost thou love me, said JesusHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
Fair morn of the agesHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2
For us, O Lord, the year has broughtHezekiah Butterworth, 1839- (Author)2
Form, form your mission bandsHezekiah Butterworth (Author)5
Hail, morn of the angelHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2
How amiable God's artals wereHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
How blessed the lot of the ChristianHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2
I am singing, always singingHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2
I have a hope that makes life sweetHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2
Ich stand einst am grünen HügelHezekiah Butterworth (Author)German2
In youth I have my Savior foundHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
Jesus, I thee believeHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2
Like Paul at Troas Hearing the Macedonian callHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
Little ones of God are weHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
My Lord is mine from day to dayHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2
My peace I leave theeHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
Now upon the earth are beamingHezekiah Butterworth (Author)4
O blest are they whose lives are nobly endedHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
O children's day in the summer's prizeHezekiah Butterworth (Author)5
O church of Christ, JerusalemH. Butterworth (Author)2
O church of Christ, our blest abodeHezekiah Butterworth (Author)5
O church, pursue thy marchHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
O hearts young and faithful, what harmonies moveHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
O radiant morn that breaks the nightHezekiah Butterworth (Author)4
Our anniversary dayH. Butterworth (Author)2
¡Pequeñitos de Jesús! Ya venimos a cantarH. Butterworth (Author)Spanish2
The light that once in Judah shoneH. Butterworth (Author)5
Thou art going now from our friendly sightHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2
Thou art going out of the church tonightHezekiah Butterworth (Author)4
To the Lord our SaviorHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
We are marching home to ZionHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
We are marching home to Zion, we are marching day by dayHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
We meet with gladness on each lipHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
When by Moab's mountainHezekiah Butterworth (Author)3
When, in the gates of ZionHezekiah Butterworth (Author)4
When rose the templeHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2
Where dwell the poor, where fall the weakHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2
Ye people, rise and singHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2
Ye who love the republic, remember the claimHezekiah Butterworth (Author)2

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