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)

Texts by Minot J. Savage (60)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A lowering sky with heavy cloudsM. J. S. (Author)3
Be thankful for the star that roseMinot Judson Savage (Author)2
Be thankful to God, all ye saintsMinot Judson Savage (Author)2
Born at last! the great MessiahMinot J. Savage (Author)2
Children of heroic fathersM. J. Savage (Author)2
Comrades, hark! the air about usM. J. Savage (Author)1
Dost thou hear the bugle soundingMinot Judson Savage (Author)8
Father, by whatsoever lightM. J. S. (Author)1
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)1
Hark, I hear the sweet bellsRev. Minot J. Savage (Author)2
Here on this little worldM. J. S. (Author)1
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)1
In the old time, runs the storyM. J. Savage (Author)1
Learners are we all at schoolMinot Judson Savage (Author)3
Let the heavens break forth in singing!M. J. Savage (Author)1
Like travellers that strayM. J. S. (Author)1
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)6
Not so fearful, doubting pilgrimM. J. S. (Author)1
Now, as the parting hour is nighM. J. S. (Author)4
O church of our idealMinot Judson 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 Minot Judson Savage (Author)3
O shepherds, shepherds, did you hearM. J. Savage (Author)1
O star of truth, down shiningMinot Judson Savage (Author)22
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 voicesMinot Judson Savage (Author)2
Our fathers' God, who stillM. J. Savage (Author)1
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 (Author)17
The heavens cannot contain thee, LordM. J. S. (Author)1
The one life thrilled the stardust throughM. J. Savage (Author)3
The shadows fall so gentlyM. J. S. (Author)3
The sleigh bells jingle in their gleeMinot J. Savage (Author)English7
The very blossoms of our lifeMinot Judson Savage (Author)2
There is a mother's voice of love To hush her little childMinot Judson Savage (Author)5
Up the pathway of the agesM. J. S. (Author)1
Upon one land aloneM. J. S. (Author)1
We remember thee, O brave onesM. J. Savage (Author)4
We'll sing our loving trust in GodM. J. S. (Author)1
What is that goal of human hopeM. J. S. (Author)2
What purpose burns within our heartsMinot Judson Savage (Author)5
What song shall America singMinot J. Savage (Author)2
When on some strain of musicMinot Judson Savage (Author)3
When some scene of beauty or some deed of goodMinot J. Savage (Author)English2
When the burdens on us pressM. J. Savage (Author)1
When the gladsome day declinethMinot Judson Savage (Author)7
Who is he fit to teach and guideM. J. S. (Author)1
Whoever would winMinot Judson Savage (Author)2

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