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Forgive, O Lord, the doubts that break

Author: Washington Gladden Appears in 8 hymnals Matching Instances: 8 Used With Tune: LAND OF REST


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Appears in 212 hymnals Matching Instances: 1 Composer and/or Arranger: Henry Hiles Tune Key: G Major Incipit: 12432 21112 22222 Used With Text: Forgive My Doubts
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Appears in 54 hymnals Matching Instances: 1 Composer and/or Arranger: Joseph Barnby Incipit: 11123 32234 56755 Used With Text: Forgive, O Lord, the doubts that break
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Appears in 40 hymnals Matching Instances: 1 Composer and/or Arranger: Richard S. Newman Incipit: 53343 26531 17125 Used With Text: Forgive, O Lord, the doubts that break


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Forgive, O Lord, the doubts that break

Author: W. Gladden Hymnal: In Excelsis #584 (1897) Languages: English
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Forgive, O Lord, the doubts that break

Author: W. Gladden Hymnal: Sursum Corda #358 (1898)
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Forgive, O Lord, the doubts that break

Author: Washington Gladden Hymnal: Songs of the Christian Life #229 (1912) Languages: English Tune Title: LAND OF REST


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Washington Gladden

1836 - 1918 Person Name: W. Gladden Author of "Forgive My Doubts" in Christ in Song Washington Gladden (1836-1918) was called to the First Congregational Church in Columbus, OH in 1882 and remained there for 32 years. In 1883-84 he was known for his success in fighting the corrupt Tweed Ring, for arbitrating the Telegraphers' Strike and the Hocking Valley Coal Strike. He attacked John D. Rockefeller, Sr. for giving $100,000 of "tainted money" to the Congregational Church's Foreign Missions program. Throughout his ministry he emphasized applying the gospel to life in America. He wrote "O Master, let me walk with thee" in 1879. Mary Louise VanDyke =================== Gladden, Washington, was born at Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, Feb. 11, 1836; was educated at Williams College: and entered the Congregational Ministry. He was for some time editor of the New York Independent, and of the Sunday Afternoon. In the Sunday Afternoon, his hymn, "O Master, let me walk with Thee" (Walking with God), appeared in 3 stanzas of 8 lines, in March 1879. Of these stanzas i. and iii. are in Laudes Domini, 1884, and others. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907) ================== Gladden, W., p. 1565, ii. Dr. Gladden has been Pastor of the First Congregational Church, Columbus, Ohio, since 1882. His hymn-writing has not been extensive. The most popular of his hymns is "0 Master, let me walk with Thee," noted on p. 1565, ii. It has come into somewhat extensive use during the last ten years. Additional hymns in common use include:— 1. Behold a Sower from afar. [The Kingdom of God.] In the Boston Pilgrim Hymnal, 1904, this is dated 1897. 2. Forgive, 0 Lord, the doubts that break Thy promises to me. [Doubting repented of.] Dated 1879, in The Pilgrim Hymnal, 1904. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Henry Hiles

1826 - 1904 Composer of "ST. LEONARD" in Christ in Song Born: December 31, 1826, Shrewsbury, England. Died: October 20, 1904, Worthing, England. Hiles was educated at Oxford (BMus 1862, DMus 1867). He played the organ at Shrewsbury, as his brother’s deputy (1846); Bishopwearmouth (1847); St. Michael’s, Wood Street (1859); the Blind Asylum, Manchester (1859); Bowden (1861); and St. Paul’s, Manchester (1863-67). He lectured in harmony and composition at Owen’s College in Manchester (1867) and Victoria University (1879), and was Professor at the Manchester College of Music (1893). He also conducted musical societies in Lancashire and Yorkshire, and owned and edited the Quarterly Music Review (1885-88). He retired in 1904, moving to Pinner, near Harrow. His works include: Twelve Tunes to Original or Favourite Hymns, 1867 Harmony of Sounds, three editions: 1871, 1872, 1879 Wesley Tune Book, 1872 (editor) Grammar of Music, 1879 First Lessons in Singing (Manchester: Hime & Addison, 1881) Part Writing or Modern Counterpoint (Novello: 1884) Harmony or Counterpoint, 1889 Harmony, Choral or Counterpun

Joseph Barnby

1838 - 1896 Composer of "DELIVERANCE" in The Pilgrim Hymnal Joseph Barnby (b. York, England, 1838; d. London, England, 1896) An accomplished and popular choral director in England, Barby showed his musical genius early: he was an organist and choirmaster at the age of twelve. He became organist at St. Andrews, Wells Street, London, where he developed an outstanding choral program (at times nicknamed "the Sunday Opera"). Barnby introduced annual performances of J. S. Bach's St. John Passion in St. Anne's, Soho, and directed the first performance in an English church of the St. Matthew Passion. He was also active in regional music festivals, conducted the Royal Choral Society, and composed and edited music (mainly for Novello and Company). In 1892 he was knighted by Queen Victoria. His compositions include many anthems and service music for the Anglican liturgy, as well as 246 hymn tunes (published posthumously in 1897). He edited four hymnals, including The Hymnary (1872) and The Congregational Sunday School Hymnal (1891), and coedited The Cathedral Psalter (1873). Bert Polman