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H. L. Hastings

H. L. Hastings
Short Name: H. L. Hastings
Full Name: Hastings, H. L. (Horace Lorenzo), 1831-1899
Birth Year: 1831
Death Year: 1899

Hastings, Horace Lorenzo, was born at Blandford, Mass., Nov. 26, 1831; commenced writing hymns, and preaching, in his 17th year, and laboured as an evangelist in various parts of the U. S. In 1866 he established The Christian, a monthly paper, in which many of his hymns have appeared, and in 1865 the Scriptural Tract Repository in Boston. He published Social Hymns, Original and Selected, Boston, 1865; Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part i., 1880; and in August, 1886, the same completed, to tho extent of 1533 hymns, 450 of which are original and signed "H." The best known of these is "Shall we meet beyond the river," written in N. Y. city, 1858, and lately published as a leaflet in 14 stanzas of 8 lines. The text in Gospel Hymns and elsewhere consists of the 1st half of stanzas i., iv., xi. and ix. The Hastings Birthday Book, extracts from his prose writings, appeared 1886. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.]

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology

Texts by H. L. Hastings (125)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
عند عبر النهر، نهر الموت، موطن النعيمH. L. Hastings (Author)Arabic1
Afar from home on an island loneHorace L. Hastings (Author)3
Ah what words of dangerH. L. H. (Author)2
As the world around was sleepingHorace L. Hastings (Author (attributed to))1
At evening time may there be lightH. L. Hastings (Author)4
Author of salvation, hear my supplicationHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
Awake and sing, awake and singHorace L. Hastings (Author)4
Awaked by Sinai's awful soundHorace L. Hastings (Author)1
Be patient yet a few more yearsHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
Be patient yet a little while, The sigh shall be a psalmHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
Be strong, my soul, in God most highHorace L. Hastings (Author)4
Before us lies a valley dimHorace L. Hastings (Author)7
Behold He comes with cloudsHorace L. Hastings (Author)1
Behold the Lamb of God, who bears our sin and woeHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
Behold there comes an hour unknownHorace L. Hastings (Author)5
Bells of joy are ringing High in heaven's blue domeH. L. Hastings (Author)2
Beyond life's raging feverHorace L. Hastings (Author)13
Bless, my soul, the Lord, thy MakerHorace L. Hastings (Author)1
Blest is the place where treesHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
Breaking now the loaf togetherHorace L. Hastings (Author)1
Brightness of the Father's glory, Heaven's own light to earth come downHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
Can you stand for God, though you stand aloneHorace L. Hastings (Author)4
Children hail the holy strangerHorace L. Hastings (Author (attributed to))1
City of our God renowned, Where the ransomedHorace L. Hastings (Author)5
Clip from the brown one sunny tressHorace L. Hastings (Author)3
Come, O my soul, to CalvaryHorace L. Hastings (Author)9
Come to the Savior now, Jesus is mineHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
Day is far spent, the shadows lengthen round usHorace L. Hastings (Author)6
Delight in the Lord, With sweetest accordHorace L. Hastings (Author)4
Endue us, Lord, with heavenly powerH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Fair city, when shall I beholdHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
Forward, Christian soldiers, through a hostile landRev. H. L. Hastings (Author)4
Gefunden ist der Hafen nunHorace L. Hastings (Author)German3
Glad was the message, and joyous the strainHorace L. Hastings (Author (attributed to))1
Great Husbandman, at thy commandHorace L. Hastings (Author)8
Great King of glory, hear the prayerHorace L. Hastings (Author)5
Halting, lingering, fearing, longingHorace L. Hastings (Author)5
Hark! from the mansions of glory the songH. L. Hastings (Author)3
Hark! from yonder radiant throngH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Hark! I hear the angels singingH. (Author)English3
Hark, the voice of Jesus calling Weary sinner, come and restHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
Holy day of peaceful restHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
I shall rest, I shall rest, When the Christian'sHorace L. Hastings (Author)6
It may be at the even-tideH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Jesus, the Comforter, bruised and heart-brokenHorace L. Hastings (Author)3
Just as God leads me, I would go, I would but ask the wayHorace L. Hastings (Translator)1
Just as I am, O Lamb of GodHorace L. Hastings (Author)5
Keep the Sabbath holy, Keep a joyful dayHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
Lift the voice and sound the trumpetHorace L. Hastings (Author)8
Lonely and weary by sorrows oppressedHorace L. Hastings (Author)16
Look not upon the ruby wineH. (Author)5
Lord, thou art with us while we prayH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Moedes vi hist bagved FlodenHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
My heart shall bless my heavenly KingHorace L. Hastings (Author)3
My soul at last a rest hath foundHorace L. Hastings (Author)18
My weary soul a rest hath foundHorace L. Hastings (Author)6
Not here, where sparkling watersHorace L. Hastings (Author)4
Now Saviour, strengthen every heartH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Now to the great, eternal KingH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Now unto him who on the treeHorace L. Hastings (Author)4
Now unto the King eternal, But unseen by mortal eyesH. L. Hastings (Author)1
O Christ of men the Life and LightHorace L. Hastings (Author)3
O Father, God, who art in heaven, To thee be endless glory givenH. L. Hastings (Author)2
O Father, who rulest the wind and waveH. L. Hastings (Author)1
O God, my Savior, I love theeH. L. Hastings (Translator)English1
O God, to whom our fathers prayedHorace L. Hastings (Author)5
O Lord, who art with two or threeHorace L. Hastings (Author)6
O Saviour, bless us as we go, And make our hearts within us glowH. L. Hastings (Author)1
O shameful cross, on thee was hungHorace L. Hastings (Author)6
O Son of God, with glory crownedHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
O sweetly through the gloomy yearsHorace L. Hastings (Author)6
O worn with griefs and pains and fearsH. (Author)1
On, on, thou weary marinerHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
On the north and the east, on the south and the westHorace L. Hastings (Author)3
On the street, on the streetH. L. Hastings (Author)English2
Open wide thy gates of beauty, Guide me to the house of GodH. L. Hastings (Author)English2
Our Father, God, to thee aloneHorace L. Hastings (Author)3
Perishing splendors pass awayHorace L. Hastings (Author)5
Pilgrims in this vale of sorrowHastings (Author)1
Praise ye the Lord! let heart and voiceH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Praise ye the Lord, our God, His love and grace proclaimH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Rejoice around the tomb where Jesus layH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Religion is the best of allHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
Roll thy burden on the LordHorace L. Hastings (Author)3
Savior, bless us as we part, Grant us thy protectionH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Seh'n wir uns an jenem StrandeHorace L. Hastings (Author)German4
Seh'n wir uns wohl einmal wiederHorace L. Hastings (Author)12
Shall we meet beyond the river, Where the surges cease to roll?Horace L. Hastings (Author)341
Shall we meet by life's pure riverHorace L. Hastings (Author)3
Shall we meet each other yonderHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
Shall we meet with those beloved onesHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
Sing we the song to angels givenHorace L. Hastings (Author)5
Skal vi alle engang mødesH. L. Hastings (Author)Norwegian2
Skola vi väl alla mötasHorace L. Hastings (Author)Swedish4
Soldiers of the cross, arise! Lo, your leader, from the skiesH. (Alterer)1
Son of God, earth's storms are breakingH. L. Hastings (Author)4
Soon the saints shall be freedHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
Strong to redeem is the Lord who hath loved meHorace L. Hastings (Author)8
Surely at the appointed timeHorace L. Hastings (Author)1
Sweet meditation on the LordHorace L. Hastings (Author)4
Take away the children, we cannot have them hereH. L. Hastings (Author)4
The grace which is in Christ revealedH. L. Hastings (Author)1
There's a light that is shining in darknessH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Thou Prince of glory, slain for me, In deep distress, I fly to TheeH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Thou who dost with thy people meetH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Through the furnace, through the heatHorace L. Hastings (Author)8
To Him who died upon the treeH. L. Hastings (Author)1
To Him who in his precious bloodH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Unto the high and mighty Lord we lift our morning strain of praiseHorace L. Hastings (Author)4
We are sowing in our sadnessHorace L. Hastings (Author)4
We know the grace of him who diedHorace L. Hastings (Author)4
We praise and magnify Thy nameH. L. Hastings (Author)1
We shall meet beyond the river (Hastings)Horace L. Hastings (Author)4
Weep for the fallen, in death lying lowH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Welcome, from beneath the waveHorace L. Hastings (Author)4
Whate'er God doth is rightly doneHorace L. Hastings (Author)1
When a few swiftly fleeting yearsHorace L. Hastings (Author)6
When o'er the deep we rodeHorace L. Hastings (Author)English5
When shall I see the dayH. (Adapter)1
When signs and wonders there shall beHorace L. Hastings (Author)4
With the mouth our Lord confessingH. L. Hastings (Author)1
Within the garden's whispering shadeHorace L. Hastings (Author)9
Ye mourning saints! dry every tearHorace L. Hastings (Author)1
Ye servants of the Lord, To all the world proclaimHorace L. Hastings (Author)2
Yet there is room, the feast is spreadH. L. H. (Author)6

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