H. L. Gilmour

H. L. Gilmour
Short Name: H. L. Gilmour
Full Name: Gilmour, H. L. (Henry Lake), 1836-1920
Birth Year: 1836
Death Year: 1920

Henry Lake Gilmour United Kingdom 1836-1920. Born at Londonderry, Ireland, he emigrated to America as a teenager, thinking he wanted to learn navigation. When he reached the U.S., he arrived in Philadelphia and decided to seek his fortune in America. He started working as a painter, then served in the American Civil War, where he was captured and spent several months in Libby Prison, Richmond, VA. He married Letitia Pauline Howard in 1858. After the war he trained as a dentist and did that for many years. In 1869 he moved to Wenonah, NJ, and helped found the Methodist church there in 1885. He served as Sunday school superintendent and, for four decades, directed the choir at the Pittman Grove Camp Meeting, also working as song leader at camp meetings in Mountain Lake Park, MD, and Ridgeview Park, PA. He was an editor, author, and composer. He edited and/or published 25 gospel song books, along with John Sweney, J Lincoln Hall, John J Hood, Howard Entwistle, Joshua Gill, E L Hyde, Milton S Rees and William J Kirkpatrick. He died in Delair, NJ, after a buggy accident.

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Texts by H. L. Gilmour (73)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A stream from Calvary's summit rollsH. L. G. (Author)7
All glory to Jesus, I'll sing a glad songHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
All glory to the bleeding LambHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
Arm for the battle of gloryHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
Away from friends, from home, and GodH. L. G. (Author)2
By the cross we conquerHenry L. Gilmour (Author)3
Centinelas del MaestroH. L. Gilmour (Author)Spanish3
Come back to me, I long to see your faceHenry L. Gilmour (Author)3
Come, now to Jesus, he's present to blessHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
Come, sinners, to the gospel feast, Let every soul be Jesus' guestH. L. Gilmour (Author (chorus))English11
Come to Jesus, wanderer, comeH. L. G. (Author)4
Einst schwankte mein Herz auf dem stürmischen MeerHenry L. Gilmour (Author)German1
Estando en miserias y mal pertinazH. L. G. (Cho. by)Spanish2
For Christ and the Church, is the watchword todayHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
From every stormy wind that blowsH. L. G. (Author (chorus))English1
God loved poor sinners, and sent his SonHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son (Gilmour)Henry L. Gilmour (Author)6
Hark, hark! for the sound of a trumpetH. L. Gilmour (Author (refrain))2
Have you heard the invitation To the gospel feastH. L. G. (Author (chorus))1
Have you heard, when sad and wearyH. L. G. (Author)3
He leadeth me: O blessed thought!J. H. Gilmour (Author)English2
How restless the soul of the wanderer from JesusHenry L. Gilmour (Author)11
I am walking with my Savior in companionshipH. L. G. (Author (chorus))1
I had heard the gospel callH. L. G. (Author (4th verse))3
I have surrendered to the LordH. L. G. (Author)7
I heard a voice in tones of loveH. L. G. (Author (chorus))1
I know a fountain deep and wideH. L. G. (Author)3
I praise the Lord, when full of sinHenry L. Gilmour (Author)5
I sought for the blessing of pardonH. L. G. (Author)4
I'm all surrendered to the LordHenry L. Gilmour (Author)3
I'm lost, I'm lost, the echo seems so sadH. L. G. (Author)2
I'm sinking in the sea of sinHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
It's when I meet my risen LordHenry L. Gilmour (Author)7
Jesus in thy tender loveHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
Jesus stood on the shore when the morning cameHenry L. Gilmour (Author)13
Just as I am, without one pleaH. L. G. (Author (Chorus))English1
Let my gaze be fixed on theeH. L. Gilmour (Author)13
Let us go and possess the landHenry L. Gilmour (Author)5
Long weary years in sin I wanderedHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
Lord, we come before thee nowH. L. G. (Arranger)English1
Lost in sight of homeHenry L. Gilmour (Author)6
Mid the toil and the battleH. L. G. (Author (chorus))4
Min sj'l drefs omkring somHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
My heart was distressed 'neath Jehovah's dread frownH. L. G. (Author (Chorus))English64
My soul in sad exile was out on life's seaHenry L. Gilmour (Author)English293
O shipwrecked soul, far out on sin's dark waveH. L. G. (Author)4
O sinner, come, there's pardon freeHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
O my heart is full of laughterHenry L. Gilmour (Author (chorus))2
Our Lamb is slain, the paschal LambHenry L. Gilmour (Author)7
Speak to me, JesusH. L. G. (Author)3
Speak to me, Jesus, I'm far from thy foldHenry L. Gilmour (Author)7
Sweet is my hiding placeH. L. G. (Author (chorus))1
Tan triste y tan lejos de Dios me sentíH. L. Gilmour (Author)Spanish6
Tell me, O tell me of JesusHenry L. Gilmour (Author)3
The banquet hall is richly spreadH. L. Gilmour (Author)3
The gleaming spires of Beulah landHenry L. Gilmour (Author)3
The Savior died for meH. L. Gilmour (Author)2
The sweetest song my heart e'er sungH. L. G. (Author)4
There's not a bird that wings its flightHenry L. Gilmour (Author)3
This life is a warfare, the foe every evilHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
Though the fig tree shall not blossom (Gilmour)H. L. G. (Author)2
Victory shall be ours through JesusH. L. G. (Author (chorus))3
Walk ye in the old paths, that your fathers trodH. L. G. (Author (Chorus))1
Wanderer, come, O come to JesusHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
Watchman, blow the gospel trumpetH. L. Gilmour (Author)12
We all do cast a shadowH. L. G. (Author)2
We would see Jesus, in Bethlehem’s gladeHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
When first I heard the Savior's voiceHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
When lingering on life's sloping vergeDr. H. L. Gilmour (Author)2
When out in sin and darkness lostHenry L. Gilmour (Author)29
When the golden sunsetHenry L. Gilmour (Author)3
With Jesus in the vesselH. L. G. (Author)3
Would you be free from the burden of sin?Henry L. Gilmour (Author)English1

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