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S. V. R. Ford

Short Name: S. V. R. Ford
Full Name: Ford, S. V. R. (Stephen Van Rensselaer), 1835-1910
Birth Year: 1835
Death Year: 1910

Born: 1835, Greenville, New York.
Died: June 5, 1910, New York City.

Son of Cyrus Earle and Amanda Hedden Ford, Stephen wrote several battle hymns during the American civil war which were sung by Union soldiers. He was a partner in a shirt and collar making company, Ide & Ford, in Troy, New York (1865-72). In his later years, he was known as an author, editor, composer and critic. He was living in Schenectady, New York, in 1908. His works include:

Sunday-School Teaching (Hitchcock & Walden, 1868)
Melodies for Little People (New York: Hunt and Eaton, 1891)
The King’s Birthday: A Carol Service for Christmas (New York: Hunt and Eaton, 1893)
The Stone Rolled Away: An Easter Missionary Service (Curts & Jennings, 1897)
Recitations, Song and Story for Sunday and Day Schools, Primary and Intermediate Departments (Eaton & Mains, 1900)
The Junior League Songster
Bible Wonders and Aids to Bible Study (New York: Bible Wonders Company)
Methodist Year Book, 1902 (editor)

Texts by S. V. R. Ford (90)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
And now we leave our Sunday SchoolS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
Are we going to JesusS. V. R. Ford (Author)1
Beyond this vale of sorrow, Beyond the silver riverS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Christ is born, Christ is born, clap your hands for joy!S. V. R. F. (Author)English4
Christ, the Lord is born today, Was the song the angel sangS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
Come, join our army, O fall into lineS. V. R. Ford (Author)2
Day of rejoicing, let festal bells ringS. V. R. Ford (Author)English4
Dear Lord, may we heed and obeyS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
Do you think that holy angelsS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
Far and near the bells are ringingS. V. R. Ford (Author)English5
Fear not, O troubled soul, nor yieldS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Fighting the battles of the LordS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
Gladly we hail this festal dayS. V. R. F. (Author)English3
Glory to the Father, Glory to the Son (Ford)S. V. R. F. (Author)English6
Guide me, blessed SaviorS. V. R. Ford (Author)English3
Hail, holy morn, whose early rayS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Hail, holy night, illumed afarS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
Happy are we as we gather todayS. V. R. F. (Author)English3
Have you heard the invitation Of the Spirit and the Bride?S. V. R. F. (Author)English2
Hear Thou my prayer in heaven Thy dwelling placeS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Hear us as we pray, O Lord, For a blessing on Thy WordS. V. R. F. (Author)English4
Hebt mich höher, hebt mich höher aus der Sünde dunkler Nacht!S. V. R. Ford (Author)German1
Home at last in the dear FatherlandS. V. R. F. (Author)English3
Hosanna in the highest, The little children sangS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
Hosanna to Jesus We joyfully singS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
How I wish that we could doS. V. R. Ford (Author)English3
How precious Jesus is to meS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
I am but a little child, Weak and easily defiledS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
I am walking by faith in my Savior and LordS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
I am young, but I can doS. V. R. Ford (Author)English4
I love the flowers, the pretty flowersS. V. R. F. (Author)English3
I love the song the ransomed singS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
I seek for a city whose builder is GodS. V. R. F. (Author)English3
I Shall be like my blessed LordS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
I wonder if children in gloryS. V. R. Ford (Author)English4
If the world no joy affordS. V. R. F. (Author)English3
I'm glad that Jesus came from heavenS. V. R. Ford (Author)English3
I'm happy all the dayS. V. R. Ford (Author)English3
In Jesus' love abidingS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
In the worthy name of JesusS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Is thy soul with sin oppressed?S. V. R. F. (Author)English3
Jesus bids us follow HimS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Jesus is tenderly caring for me (Ford)S. V. R. F. (Author)English2
Jesus, loving Savior, hear meS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Jesus my Savior is, Jesus is mineS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Jesus, O blessed nameS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Jesus, tells me in the BibleS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Joy and gladness I have foundS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
Kind Shepherd of the sheepS. V. R. F. (Author)English4
Lift me higher, lift me higher from the scenes of pain and nightS. V. R. Ford (Author)English13
Lift up the banner of the crossS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Little birds their maker praiseS. V. R. Ford (Author)English11
Little hearts to worship Jesus Christ our LordS. V. R. F. (Author)English6
Little ones are weS. V. R. Ford (Author)English4
Little ones hosannas sangS. V. R. Ford (Author)English3
Little ones the Savior soughtS. V. R. Ford (Author)English3
My heart overflows with songS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
My portion forever, O Jesus thou artS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
O the boundless love of Jesus!S. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
On Canaan's side beyond the tideS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
On this glad jubileeS. V. R. F. (Author)English5
One of the little ones i amS. V. R. Ford (Author)English3
Peace in believing, comfort divineS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Rejoice and be glad, ye children of ZionS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Savior, to Thy cross I flyS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Savior when with sin oppressedS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
Sei uns gegrüßt, du Tag der Freud'S. V. R. Ford (Author)German1
Soldiers of Christ, a holy cause defendingS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Soldiers of the cross are weS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Tell what the Lord has done for youS. V. R. F. (Author)English1
The lambs of Jesus' foldS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
The Lord has given me a precious songS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
The Master is come, lo! He calleth for theeS. V. R. F. (Author)English3
The Savior is calling O sinner for theeS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
The Son has made me freeS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
The water of life a clear crystal riverS. V. R. Ford (Author)English4
There is joy in BethlehemS. V. R. Ford (Author)English3
There is life and salvationS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
There is work for all, both great and smallS. V. R. Ford (Author)English5
There was gladness in the song the angel sangS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Tinkling, tinkling, tinkling, tinklingS. V. R. Ford (Author)English3
Toiling in vain through the night dark and drearyS. V. R. F. (Author)English3
Trust ye in the Lord forever, He the Rock of Ages isS. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
Wait on the Lord, O give thanks unto His nameS. V. R. F. (Author)English3
We are little soldiers Fighting for the LordS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
We are pilgrims on the earth, Journeying onward from our birth (Ford)S. V. R. Ford (Author)English2
We are soldiers in the army of JehovahS. V. R. Ford (Author)English3
We are soldiers of the cross, marching on to Zion's gatesS. V. R. F. (Author)English4
When Jesus was born, the angels drew nearS. V. R. F. (Author)English2
When the tempest fierce is ragingStephen V. R. Ford (Author)English3
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