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 descendingAsInstances
A lowering sky with heavy cloudsM. J. Savage (Author)3
Be thankful for the star that roseM. J. Savage (Author)2
Be thankful to God, all ye saintsMinot Judson Savage (Author)2
Born at last! the great MessiahM. J. Savage (Author)2
Children of heroic fathersM. J. Savage (Author)2
Comrades, hark! the air about usMinot J. Savage (Author)2
Dost thou hear the bugle soundingMinot Judson Savage (Author)8
Father, by whatsoever lightMinot J. Savage (Author)2
Father, we would not dare to changeMinot Judson Savage (Author)3
God of the glorious summer hoursMinot Judson Savage (Author)2
Good-night, we say at partingM. J. S. (Author)2
Hark, I hear the sweet bellsRev. Minot J. Savage (Author)2
Here on this little worldMinot J. Savage (Author)2
How shall come thy kingdom holyMinot Judson Savage (Author)6
I breathe the fiery furnace breathM. J. S. (Author)2
In the horror of the darkness of the old primeval nightM. J. Savage (Author)2
In the old time, runs the storyM. J. Savage (Author)2
Learners are we all at schoolMinot Judson Savage (Author)3
Let the heavens break forth in singing!M. J. Savage (Author)2
Like travellers that strayM. J. S. (Author)2
Misfortune's hand hangs o'er meMinot Judson Savage (Author)3
New blessings every morningMinot Judson Savage (Author)2
No evil shall befall thee, Dear object of His choiceMinot J. Savage (Author)1
No power on earth shall sever My soul from truth foreverMinot Judson Savage (Author)4
Not so fearful, doubting pilgrimMinot J. Savage (Author)2
Now, as the parting hour is nighMinot Judson Savage (Author)4
O church of our idealM. J. Savage (Author)2
O God, the stars of splendorMinot Judson Savage (Author)3
O God, whose law is in the skyMinot Judson Savage (Author)8
O Love, with thy sweet chains M. J. Savage (Author)3
O shepherds, shepherds, did you hearM. J. Savage (Author)2
O star of truth, down shiningMinot Judson Savage (Author)21
O thou whose law is in the skyMinot J. Savage (Author)2
O why are darkness and thick cloudsMinot Judson Savage (Author)2
Only through Judean voicesM. J. Savage (Author)2
Our fathers' God, who stillM. J. Savage (Author)2
Seek not afar for beauty: lo, it glowsMinot Judson Savage (Author)15
Standing upon the mountain topM. J. Savage (Author)3
Teach us, Father, how to find theeMinot Judson Savage (Author)3
The cattle on a thousand hills with all their flocks are thineMinot Judson Savage (Author)3
The God that to the fathersMinot Judson Savage, (1841- ) (Author)16
The heavens cannot contain thee, LordMinot J. Savage (Author)2
The one life thrilled the stardust throughM. J. Savage (Author)3
The shadows fall so gentlyMinot Judson Savage (Author)3
The sleighbells jingle in their gleeRev. M. J. Savage (Author)6
The very blossoms of our lifeMinot Judson Savage (Author)2
There is a mother's voice of love To hushMinot Judson Savage (Author)5
Up the pathway of the agesMinot J. Savage (Author)2
Upon one land aloneMinot J. Savage (Author)2
We remember thee, O brave onesMinot Judson Savage (Author)4
We'll sing our loving trust in GodMinot J. Savage (Author)2
What is that goal of human hopeM. J. S. (Author)2
What purpose burns within our heartsM. J. S. (Author)5
What song shall America singM. J. Savage (Author)2
When on some strain of musicMinot Judson Savage (Author)3
When the burdens on us pressM. J. Savage (Author)2
When the gladsome day declinethMinot Judson Savage (Author)7
Who is he fit to teach and guideM. J. S. (Author)2
Whoever would winRev. Minot J. Savage (Author)2

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