Robert Moffett

Short Name: Robert Moffett
Full Name: Moffett, Robert

Moffat, Robert, D.D., born at Ormiston, Dec. 21, 1795, and died Aug. 9, 1883. Dr. Moffat was engaged for many years as a missionary in Bechuanaland, and assisted in preparing a hymn-book for the use of the London Missionary Society's congregations in that country. He contributed thereto upwards of 250 original and translated hymns (see p. 756, ii.). His English hymn for children, "Can I, a little child?" (Missions) is very popular; it is dated 1841.

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


Texts by Robert Moffett (7)sort descendingAsInstances
Are we seeds of virtueEld. Robert Moffett (Author)2
Can I, a little childRobert Moffett (Author)7
I would fight the good fightRobert Moffett (Author)4
Jesus, I am coming nowRobert Moffett (Author)16
Let us list to the word of the LordRobert Moffett (Author)2
The father sat silent at the old firesideRobert Moffett (Author)2
They are coming from allRobert Moffett (Author)3
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