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Priscilla Jane Owens

Short Name: Priscilla Jane Owens
Full Name: Owens, Priscilla J., 1829-1907
Birth Year: 1829
Death Year: 1907

Owens, Priscilla Jane, was born July 21, 1829, of Scotch and Welsh descent, and is now (1906) resident at Baltimore, where she is engaged in public-school work. For 50 years Miss Owen has interested herself in Sunday-school work, and most of her hymns were written for children's services. Her hymn in the Scotch Church Hymnary, 1898, "We have heard a joyful sound" (Missions), was written for a Sunday-school Mission Anniversary, and the words were adapted to the chorus "Vive le Roi" in the opera The Huguenots. [Rev. James Bonar, M.A.]

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


Owens, Priscilla Jane. (July 21, 1829--December 5, 1907). Of Scottish and Welsh ancestry, she spent her entire life in Baltimore. She was a public school teacher there for 49 years. She was a member of the Union Square Methodist Church and took particular interest in its Sunday School.

Her literary efforts, both in prose and poetry, appeared in such religious periodicals as the Methodist Protestant and the Christian Standard.

--William J. Reynolds, DNAH Archives

Texts by Priscilla Jane Owens (262)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
إسمعوا بشرى الظفرPriscilla Jane Owens (Author)Arabic1
മോദവാർത്ത കേട്ടു നാം (Mēādavārtta kēṭṭu nāṁ)Priscilla Jane Owens (Author)Malayalam2
ReadingsPriscilla J. Owens (Author)Spanish4
A ransomed soul returnsPriscilla J. Owens (Author)5
A star has risen the world to blessPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English4
Above the day's decliningPriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
Above the songs of heavenPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English4
Above the storms of earthPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
Are you Christ's light bearerPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English17
As the dove o'er the deluge of watersMiss P. J. Owens (Author)2
As we travel on from day to dayPriscilla J. Owens (Author)6
Ascultaţi acest cuvântPriscilla Jane Owens (Author)Romanian2
At the hand of Jesus his saints are ever foundPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Banner dyed with royal bloodPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
Be of good cheer, the night is darkPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Blest leaves of healing, o'er the nationsMiss P. J. Owens (Author)2
Break the chainPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Brightly glowing, joy bestowingMiss P. J. Owens (Author)2
Bring the children from afarPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Calm and blest be thy restP. J. Owens (Author)2
Children let us join and singPriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
Choose you this day, O careless heartPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English3
Christ has come! Christ has come! Christ has come!Priscilla J. Owens (Author)English3
Christ, our King, is born todayPriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
Come back to thy Shepherd, poor, wondering lambPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Come, come, come, let us sing the love of JesusMiss P. J. Owens (Author)2
Come join our gallant ranks, my boysPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Counting your treasure God's bounty to measurePriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
Cuando sopla airada la tempestadPriscilla J. Owens (Author)Spanish4
Dadme la Biblia, reluciente estrellaPriscilla J. Owens (Author)Spanish1
Death bells tolling, tolling, tollingPriscilla Jane Owens (Author)English10
Distant lands are waiting nowPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Do not take away our SabbathPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Does Jesus bless the children nowP. J. Owens (Author)1
Earnestly living, prayerfully givingPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
Easter dawns in gladnessPriscilla Jane Owens, 1829-1907 (Author)3
Eternity is dawningMrs. P. J. Owens (Author)3
Evermore fly the momentsPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Every day my soul is happyPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English8
Faith builds her foundationPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Faithful forever, faithful foreverPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Freemen and friends, here is work to doPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Froejdebudet har dig nattPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
From distant lands appealingMiss P. J. Owens (Author)6
From the harps that swell by life's crystal riverPriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
Gallant and glorious, marching afarPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English6
Gather and band for the rightPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Gathering lilies in the morningPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Gib mir die Bibel, Stern, der immer leuchtetPriscilla J. Owens (Author)German1
Gibt dir Jesu Gnade Licht auf deinem PfadePriscilla J. Owens (Author)German1
Give glory to Jesus, who lives and reignsPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Give me the Bible, for I need its living promisePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Give me the Bible, star of gladness gleamingPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English38
Glad as the morning, swift as the lightPriscilla J. Owens (Author)9
Glad as the morning swiftly as the lightMiss P. J. Owens (Author)2
Glad today, a thousand songs are ringingP. J. Owens (Author)2
Go, tell the nations, Christ is KingP. J. Owens (Author)English5
Go up higher, Christian soulPriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
God bless our Sabbath SchoolPriscilla J. Owens (Author)6
God in his mercy our time doth renewPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
God is love, God is love, God is love, Heaven and earth proclaimPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Golden gates, ye glistenPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Grace be with all that love Jesus our LordPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Growing up for Jesus, we are truly blestPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English22
Hält dein Anker fest, hält er sicher aus?Priscilla J. Owens (Author)German1
Hätt' ich in Bethlehem geweiltPriscilla Owens (Author)German1
Habt erfahren ihr das WortPriscilla Jane Owens (Author)German2
Hallelujah to Jesus, his praise let us singPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Happy pilgrims, as you journeyPriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
Have ye seen the star that was bright abovePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Have you poverty and sorrowP. J. Owens (Author)2
Have you something good to tell usPriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
He that goeth forth and weepsMiss P. J. Owens (Author)English5
Hear the angels sing above the starry nightPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Hear our earnest invitationPriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
Hear the earnest invitation, wanderer from the path of rightPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English3
Hear the welcome bells of heavenPriscilla J. Owens (Author)5
Hemos oído el grato sonPriscilla Jane Owens (Author)Spanish2
Here's a pledge we offer to each faithful heart and handPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Hält dein Anker fest, wenn aus Wolken schwerPriscilla J. Owens (Author)German2
Hold up hands, loving bandsPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
Holy river tide of gladnessPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Homeward boundPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Homeward bound, homeward bound, with the restless waves aroundPriscilla Owens (Author)2
How goes the battle, brotherPriscilla J. Owens (Author)9
How much owest thou unto thy Lord? Look o'er the account and seePriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
How sweet and fair is the summer landMiss P. J. Owens (Author)2
How sweet in childhood's gladsome springPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
I am satisfied, my SaviorPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
I heard a voice, a mighty voicePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
I look to the glory beyondPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
I love to be found when the Sabbath rolls roundPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
I need a present SaviorPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
I wandered in darkness, forsaken, alonePriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
I will bless the Lord at all times For His goodness unto mePriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
I would ask for one giftPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
I would be a Christmas bellPriscilla Jane Owens (Author)English3
I'll bless thee every day, O LordPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
I'm going home to heaven, bright heaven, sweet heavenPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English5
I'm not afraid to trust in JesusPriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
In my soul is the benedictionPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English3
In storms of fear and floodsPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
In the Sunday school army our names are enrolledMiss P. J. Owens (Author)8
Is that a cry from a storm-tossed barkP. J. Owens (Author)4
It is not that the city is glorious Priscilla J. Owens (Author)1
Jesus is the children's Friend, Happy little workers, wePriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Jesus listened to children's singingPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Jesus, only Jesus, makes my heart rejoicePriscilla J. Owens (Author)English3
Jewel gatherers for a crownMiss P. J. Owens (Author)English14
Joy, joy, joy, wonderful joyPriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
Keep looking unto Jesus as we march alongPriscilla J. Owens (Author)8
Keep me, Lord, not from trialPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Kommt, der Freudenbotschaft lauschtPriscilla J. Owens (Author)German10
La palabra de Señor predicadPriscilla J. Owens (Author)Spanish3
Laughing on the mountains, smiling in the flowersP. J. Owens (Author)English2
Learn of Jesus, teacher, kneelingPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Élet tengerén úszik hithajódPriscilla Jane Owens (Author)Hungarian2
Let us praise our God with grateful heart and voicePriscilla J. Owens (Author)English5
Let us sing ere we restPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Lifeguards, lifeguardsPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
Lift our standard trueMiss P. J. Owens (Author)2
Lift thine eyes Unto the hillsMiss P. J. Owens (Author)English10
Lift your standard tre and brightPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Little children, come to me (Owens)Priscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Little flower bells, ring, ringPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Living for Jesus living for JesusPriscilla J. Owens (Author)5
Living or dying, Lord I am thineMrs. P. J. Owens (Author)English5
Look away from thyselfPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Look out for the enemy comrades allPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Low at thy mercy seat I pleadPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Make a garland for the SaviourMiss. P. J. Owens (Author)2
Make thy choice in early youthPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Many gifts our Lord has givenMiss P. J. Owens (Author)2
Marching on against the foePriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
Meet me at the King's right handPriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
My Father has sent for his childPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
My grace is sufficient for thee, I sing the sweet words o'er and o'erMiss P. J. Owens (Author)4
My light and my strength, my sun and shieldPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
My pilgrim path from day to dayPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
My soul, hope always in thy GodPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English3
My soul shall make her joyful boastPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
My soul would tell of the Savior's lovePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Now all the songs are endedPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Now boys, attend, should miscalled friendPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Now, where shall bread enough bePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
O Christ our Lord, 'twas a night of tearsPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
O, detain me not, ye many loved ones clingingMiss P. J. Owens (Author)3
O Jesus, to live only thinePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
O Lord, on Thee the nations waitPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English4
O pilgrim on life's desertPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
O ransomed hosts, whom God has sent Priscilla J. Owens (Author)2
O tell me not to pausePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
O the hearts are cold and the hands are slowPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English3
O the peace that fills my soulPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English21
O turn not back in the Christian racePriscilla J. Owens (Author)English7
O watching stars, rejoice tonightPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English3
O, faithful veteransPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
O, the rainbow land where the storms are overPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
On Calvary's mountain, Christ, the spotless victim diesMiss P. J. Owens (Author)2
Once more, once more with gladsomePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Once more the waves of timePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
One name shall echo through the worldPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
Only a cup of water, 'twas all I had to givePriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
Only thy voice to lead meMiss P. J. Owens (Author)2
Our heavenly habitationPriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
Que alicerce tendes pra construirPriscilla J. Owens (Author)Portuguese2
Ranged against rum tyrantsPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Reject not the Master, he calls youPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Remember the years at God's right handPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Rise up, glad voicesPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Satisfy us earlyPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Say, what theme of rapture sweetMiss P. J. Owens (Author)2
Say, who are those little feetPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
See the flag of Jesus, over the earth unfurledPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English11
See, the sun is high in heavenPriscilla J. Owens (Author)6
Set the watch, trim the lamps, guard each stationPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
Shall we overcome on life's battle fieldPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Shine, Christian, shine, there's darknessPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Soldiers of Jesus, speak for your LordPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Soldiers of Jesus, who follow his standardPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Sons of Zion, pressing onwardPriscilla Owens (Author)3
Sound the trumpets, to the chargePriscilla Owens (Author)3
Speak a good word for the MasterPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Speed on, speed on, thou mission barkPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Stand fast, stand fastPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Star of the pilot, beautiful angelPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Steersman, steersman, the channel's rough and darkPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English11
Stop, stop the train, I see aheadPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Sweet is the name of my LordPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Take the Bible, teacherPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Take the sure foundationPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Take this watchword for each dayPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Take up the cross in youthPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Thank God, and take courage, Though rough is the wayPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English3
The battles now are endedPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
The busy week is pastPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
The Christ is found, we've waited longPriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
The Christmas chimes awake the mornPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
The city of refuge awaits theePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
The heathen are weepingPriscilla Owens (Author)2
The kingdom of Christ shall spread and growPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
"The Redeemer shall come to Zion!" Priscilla J Owens (Author)2
The Savior was sleepingPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
The waves roll high, the clouds are darkPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
The whole wide world for Jesus Jesus for all the worldPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
The world was like a stormy nightPriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
There is joy, there is joy, there is joy in heavenPriscilla J. Owens (Author)5
There rolled through time a mighty voicePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
There's a lovely harbor of peace and restPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English4
This our constant motto be, Work and prayPriscilla J. Owens (Author)6
This world's a field of battlePriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Though the days be dark and drearyPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
To my youth came a voicePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Todos los que tengan sedPriscilla Owens (Author)Spanish4
Turn thy steps from earth's flattering throngPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
Un anela tenemos--Que el túmido marPriscilla Jane Owens, n. 1829 (Author)Spanish1
Vi har hørt en fryd'fuld lydPriscilla J. Owens (Author)Norwegian2
Victorious, victorious, ChristPriscilla Jane Owens (Author)3
Voices of gladness join in the strainPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Waves of life so freely flowingMiss P. J. Owens (Author)2
Waving green branches in joyous accordPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
We are cheerful workers, In the fields of truthPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
We are going home to glory (Owens)Priscilla J. Owens (Author)5
We are little blossoms, breathing praise and prayerPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English3
We are not redeemed with vain silver and goldPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
We dwell in a fleeting, changing climePriscilla J. Owens (Author)English3
We have a present SaviorPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
We have heard of a Monarch who laid by His crownPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
We have heard salvation's joyful soundPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
We have heard the joyful soundPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English471
We need not wander wideMiss P. J. Owens (Author)English4
We will lift the holy bannerPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
We would see Jesus, the gentiles cameMiss P. J. Owens (Author)English4
Welcome Sabbath morning, welcome day of restPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Welcome, thrice welcome, cherished friendsPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
We're a band of busy gleanersPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
We're marching to Mount ZionPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English7
What a hope we have! It is strong and surePriscilla J. Owens (Author)6
What armor must he wearPriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
What did the angel [angels] say, hymningPriscilla J. Owens (Author)4
What is the crown that saints shall wearPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
What towers are those that riseP. J. O. (Author)English2
What wilt thou do when the JordanPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Whatever sorrows grieve theePriscilla J. Owens (Author)English2
When enemies invade, to Jesus I will fleePriscilla J. Owens (Author)English3
When round thee, soul, temptations risePriscilla J. Owens (Author)English4
When sailing over time's restless seaPriscilla J. Owens (Author)6
When shall each distant nationPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
While thy cheeks with health arePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Who left for us a thronePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Who left us for a thronePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Who shall roll away the stonePriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Why are children singingMiss P. J. Owens (Author)2
Will your anchor hold in the storms of lifePriscilla J. Owens (Author)English100
With a world of foes aroundPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Would I had been at BethlehemPriscilla J. Owens (Author)5
Would you precious treasure gainPriscilla Jane Owens (Author)3
Wouldst thou have joyPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2
Youth is a happy springPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Youth, remember thy CreatorPriscilla J. Owens (Author)3
Youthful volunteers, truth her standard rearsMiss P. J. Owens (Author)2
Zion need not fear though many foes await herPriscilla J. Owens (Author)2

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