All things are ready, Come, Come to the supper spread

All things are ready, Come, Come to the supper spread

Author: Albert Midlane
Published in 34 hymnals

Author: Albert Midlane

Midlane, Albert, was born at Newport, Isle of Wight, Jan. 23, 1825, and was engaged in business in that town for many years. To his Sunday school teacher he ascribes the honour of prompting him to poetic efforts: and the same teacher did much to shape his early life. His first printed hymn, "Hark! in the presence of our God," was written in September, 1842, at Carisbrooke Castle, and printed in the Youth’s Magazine in November of the same year. Since then he has written over 300, and of these a large proportion are in common use. They appeared in magazines and small mission hymn-books, including:— (1) The Youth's Magazine; (2) The British Messenger; (3) The London Messenger; (4) Trotter's Evangelical Hymn Book, 1860; (5) The Ambassador… Go to person page >

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First Line: All things are ready, Come, Come to the supper spread
Author: Albert Midlane


All things are ready, Come. A. Midlane. [Invitation.] Written in July, 1860, and first published in The Ambassador's Hymn Book, 1861, No. 49, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, S.M., from whence it has passed into numerous collections both in Great Britain and America. It ranks with the most popular of the author's productions. Original text in Spurgeon's 0ur Own Hymn Book, 1866, No. 504. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


SCHUMANN (51567)

SCHUMANN is one of many hymn tunes arranged by Lowell Mason (PHH 96). He first published the arrangement in Cantica Laudis (1850), a collection he edited with George J. Webb (PHH 559). First called WHITE, the tune was marked "Arr. from Schumann" and was thus ascribed to the German composer Robert A.…

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ST. THOMAS (Williams)

ST. THOMAS is actually lines 5 through 8 of the sixteen-line tune HOLBORN, composed by Aaron Williams (b. London, England, 1731; d. London, 1776) and published in his Collection (1763, 1765) as a setting for Charles Wesley's text "Soldiers of Christ, Arise" (570). The harmonization is by Lowell Maso…

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #160Page Scan
Christ in Song #d17
Gospel Hymns #d16
Gospel Hymns #d17
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #855Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d10
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #855Page Scan
Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #215Page Scan
Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #239Page Scan
Hymnal Adapted to the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Revised Edition #160Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #357Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #357Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #441Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship, Compiled for the Use of Canadian Baptist Churches #d9
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d26
Hymns of Grace and Truth #247Page Scan
Hymns of Grace and Truth. 2nd ed. #d15
Songs for the Service of Prayer #330Page Scan
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #558Page Scan
The A. M. E. Zion Hymnal #d17
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d25
The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book: adapted to the doctrines and usages of the church (6th ed.) #160Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #837Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #271.837Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #837Page Scan
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #162Page Scan
The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d13
The Evangelical Hymnal #172Page Scan
The Gospel Praise Book #d14
The National Baptist Hymn Book #d15
The National Baptist Hymn Book: a collection of old meter songs (Worded ed.) #ad15
The National Baptist Hymnal: arranged for use in churches, Sunday schools, and young people's socieities (5th ed. Rev.) #293Page Scan
The New Jubilee Harp, or Christian hymns and songs. a new collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship. #614
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #404Page Scan
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