Adoniram J. Gordon

Adoniram J. Gordon
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Short Name: Adoniram J. Gordon
Full Name: Gordon, A. J. (Adoniram Judson), 1836-1895
Birth Year: 1836
Death Year: 1895

Gordon, Adoniram Judson, D.D., born at New Hampton, N.H., Apr. 19, 1836. Graduated at Brown University, 1860; entered the Baptist ministry; Pastor of Clarendon Street Baptist Church, Boston, 1869; and died in 1895. He published The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book, 1872; and was one of the editors of the Service of Song for Baptist Churches, 1871. His hymns in common use include:—
1. O blessed Paraclete. [Holy Spirit .] Given in Sursum Corda, 1898, as having been written in 1890.
2. O Spirit's anointing, for service appointing . [Foreign Missions.] This hymn was "written in the summer of 1886, at Northfield School for Bible Study, organised by Mr. Moody. More than one hundred college students connected with this school gave themselves to the work of foreign missions during their stay at Northfield. Four of their number were chosen to visit the colleges in different parts of the country, and endeavour to awaken a deeper interest in missions during the succeeding academic year. At their request Dr. Gordon” wrote this hymn. Baptist Hymns and Hymn Writers.
3. Where art thou, soul! I hear God say. [Divine Chiding.] Published in social meeting edition of The Service of Song, 1881.

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


Texts by Adoniram J. Gordon (22)sort iconAsInstances
Behold, O God, thy chosen raceAdoniram J. Gordon (Author)3
Cast all thy care upon the LordRev. A. J. Gordon, D.D. (Author)3
Come, Holy Spirit, Dove divine, On these baptismal waters shineAdoniram Judson (Author)1
Dig, Jesus, jeg elsker, jeg ved, du er minA. J. Gordon (Author)2
Even so, Lord Jesus, comeAdoniram J. Gordon (Author)4
Help me to be holy, O Father of lightAdoniram J. Gordon (Author)28
I do believe, I now believeA. J. Gordon, D. D. (Alterer)2
I saw one toiling in the wayAdoniram J. Gordon (Author)3
I shall see the King in his beauty, In the landAdoniram J. Gordon (Author)12
In tenderness He sought meDr. A. J. Gordon (Author)2
My Jesus, I love Thee, I know Thou art mineAdoniram J. Gordon (Author)545
O blessed Paraclete, Assert thine inward swayA. J. Gordon (Author)8
O church of Christ, behold at lastA. J. Gordon (Author)14
O Holy Ghost arise, thy temple fillA. J. Gordon (Author)9
On thy bosom let me leanAdoniram J. Gordon (Author)2
Se, natten snart flyktat, och dagen 'r n'rAdoniram J. Gordon (Author)2
Skada skall jag, konung, din storhetAdoniram J. Gordon (Author)2
The night is fast passingA. J. G. (Author)10
There is a land far out of sightAdoniram J. Gordon (Author)2
Thy way and not mine, O Savior divineAdoniram J. Gordon (Author)3
Where art thou, soul, I hear God sayAdoniram J. Gordon (Author)2
Ye sad watch who are keepingAdoniram J. Gordon (Author)3

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