Minot J. Savage

Short Name: Minot J. Savage
Full Name: Savage, Minot J. (Minot Judson), 1841-1918
Birth Year: 1841
Death Year: 1918

Savage, Minot Judson, D.D., was born at Norridgewock, Maine, June 10, 1841, and educated at Bangor Seminary, where he graduated in 1864. From 1867 to 1873 he was a Congregational Minister, and then he joined the Unitarians, and has now (1900) a charge in Boston. He has published several works, including Poems, Boston, 1882. He also edited, with H. M. Dow, Sacred Songs for Public Worship, Boston, 1883, to which he contributed 46 original hymns. In hymnals other than this, of his hymns the following are in common use:—
1. Dost thou hear the bugle sounding. Consecration to Duty.
2. Father, we would not dare to change Thy purpose, &C. Prayer.
3. 0 God Whose law is in the sky. Consecration to Duty.
4. 0 star of truth down shining. Truth.
5. The God that to the fathers revealed His holy will. God unchangeable.
6. The very blossoms of our life. Holy Baptism.
7. What purpose burns within our hearts. Joining in Church Fellowship.
8. God of the glorious summer hours. New Year This is in D. Agate's Sunday S. Hymn Book, 1881, No. 371, and dated 1875. From the Sunny Side, N.Y.. 1875,p. 119.
Some of these hymns are given in Hunter's Hymns of Faith and Life, Glasgow, 1889, and recent American hymnals.

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

Wikipedia Biography

Minot Judson Savage (June 10, 1841 – May 22, 1918) was an American Unitarian minister, psychical researcher and author.

Texts by Minot J. Savage (59)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A lowering sky with heavy cloudsMinot Judson Savage (Author)English4
Be thankful for the star that roseMinot Judson Savage (Author)English2
Be thankful to God, all ye saintsMinot Judson Savage (Author)2
Born at last! the great MessiahM. J. Savage (Author)English3
Children of heroic fathersM. J. Savage (Author)English2
Comrades, hark! the air about usMinot J. Savage (Author)English3
Dost thou hear the bugle soundingMinot J. Savage (Author)English9
Father, by whatsoever lightMinot J. Savage (Author)English3
Father, we would not dare to changeMinot Judson Savage (Author)English4
God of the glorious summer hoursMinot Judson Savage (Author)2
Good-night, we say at partingM. J. S. (Author)English3
Hark, I hear the sweet bellsMinot Judson Savage (Author)2
Here on this little worldM. J. S. (Author)English3
How shall come thy kingdom holyM. J. Savage (Author)English7
I breathe the fiery furnace breathM. J. S. (Author)English3
In the horror of the darkness of the old primeval nightMinot J. Savage (Author)English3
In the old time, runs the storyM. J. Savage (Author)English4
Learners are we all at schoolMinot Judson Savage (Author)English4
Let the heavens break forth in singing!Minot J. Savage (Author)English3
Like travelers that strayM. J. S. (Author)English3
Misfortune's hand hangs over meM. J. S. (Author)English4
New blessings every morningMinot Judson Savage (Author)2
No evil shall befall thee, Dear object of His choiceMinot J. Savage (Author)English1
No power on earth shall sever My soul from truth foreverMinot Judson Savage (Author)English5
Not so fearful, doubting pilgrimM. J. S. (Author)English3
Now, as the parting hour is nighM. J. S. (Author)English5
O church of our idealM. J. Savage (Author)English2
O God, the stars of splendorM. J. S. (Author)English4
O God, whose law is in the skyMinot Judson Savage (Author)English10
O Love, with thy sweet chainsM. J. S. (Author)English4
O shepherds, shepherds, did you hearMinot J. Savage (Author)English3
O star of truth, down shiningMinot J. Savage (Author)English24
O why are darkness and thick cloudsMinot Judson Savage (Author)English2
Only through Judean voicesM. J. Savage (Author)English2
Our fathers' God, who stillM. J. Savage (Author)English3
Seek not afar for beauty: lo, it glowsMinot J. Savage (Author)English16
Standing upon the mountain topM. J. S. (Author)English4
Teach us, Father, how to find TheeM. J. S. (Author)English4
The cattle on a thousand hills with all their flocks are ThineM. J. S. (Author)English4
The God that to the fathersMinot J. Savage (Author)English17
The heavens cannot contain Thee, LordMinot J. Savage (Author)English3
The one life thrilled the stardust throughM. J. S. (Author)English4
The shadows fall so gentlyM. J. S. (Author)English4
The sleigh bells jingle in their gleeMinot Judson Savage (Author)English7
The very blossoms of our lifeMinot Judson Savage (Author)English4
There is a mother's voice of love To hush her little childM. J. Savage (Author)English3
Up the pathway of the agesM. J. S. (Author)English3
Upon one land aloneM. J. S. (Author)English3
We remember thee, O brave onesM. J. S. (Author)English5
We'll sing our loving trust in GodM. J. S. (Author)English3
What is that goal of human hopeMinot J. Savage (Author)English3
What purpose burns within our heartsM. J. S. (Author)English6
What song shall America singMinot J. Savage (Author)English3
When on some strain of musicMinot Judson Savage (Author)English4
When some scene of beauty or some deed of goodMinot J. Savage (Author)English2
When the burdens on us pressM. J. Savage (Author)English3
When the gladsome day declinethM. J. S. (Author)English8
Who is he fit to teach and guideMinot J. Savage (Author)English3
Whoever would winRev. Minot J. Savage (Author)2

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