Edward G. Taylor

Short Name: Edward G. Taylor
Full Name: Taylor, Edward G., 1830-1887
Birth Year: 1830
Death Year: 1887

Taylor, Edward G. (Fox Chase, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 25, 1830--April 10, 1887, Buffalo, New York). University of Lewisburgh, 1854; Rochester Theological Seminary, 1856. Pastorates at Terre Haute, Indiana, 1857-1860; Cincinnati, Ohio, 1860-1864; Chicago, Illinois, 1864-1870; New Orleans, Louisiana, 1870-1875; Providence, Rhode Island, 1875-1881; New York, 1881-1882; Newark, New Jersey, ?; Buffalo, N.Y., 1885-1887.

Taylor was the author of a large number of hymns for use in Sunday schools. In the Service of Song for Social Meetings (1881) is one of his hymns that begins "Deal kindly with my master," with music by George W. Stebbins. Stebbins also composed music for Taylor's "Not saved are we by trying."

For most of his hymns, Taylor composed the music as well as the words. Among these are the following:

Able to save the uttermost is he
All my trust is in Thee, Jesus
Arise and be doing, the Lord be with Thee
Calleth the Savior in tones of love
Glad the ransomed of Jehovah
O Lord from thy dwelling place hear our hearts say
One thing I know, I was blind but now see
Serve the Lord with willing mind
Thank God for the Bible, more precious than gold
The happy morn has dawned at last
Trust him sinner, trust him now
Why sit we here until we die
Wine is a mocker, and strong drink is raging

One hymn is a rendering into verse of Samuel 2:9, "At the King's table the kindness of God."

--Alan Wingard, DNAH Archives


Texts by Edward G. Taylor (18)sort descendingAsInstances
Able to save to the uttermostE. G.G (Author)1
Arise and be doing, the Lord be with theeE. G. T. (Author)2
At his wordE. G. T. (Author)1
At the King's table the kindnessE. G. Taylor (Author)3
By the valley of Elah in battle arrayE. G. Taylor (Author)2
Calleth the Savior in tones of loveE. G. Taylor (Author)3
Closer Lord, to thee I clingE. G. Taylor, D. D. (Author)14
Fear not, God is thy shieldE. G. Taylor (Author)11
How sweet from the scripturesE. G. Taylor, D. D. (Author)2
Meet me there, o, meet me thereE. G. Taylor (Author)6
Not saved are we by tryingE. G. Taylor, D. D. (Author)5
Our Lord is risen from the dead, Our Jesus is gone up on highEdward Taylor (Author)6
Out of the horrible pitE. G. T. (Author)1
Settled forever, sin's tremendous claimE. G. Taylor (Author)3
Sings my happy soul of JesusE. G. Taylor (Author)3
There's a beautiful story, the scriptures tellE. G. Taylor (Author)5
Wherefore stand ye idleE. G. Taylor (Author)2
With the angel of God, Jacob wrestled all nightRev. E. G. Taylor (Author)2
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