Along my earthly way

Author: James Edmeston

Edmeston, James, born Sept. 10, 1791. His maternal grandfather was the Rev. Samuel Brewer, who for 50 years was the pastor of an Independent congregation at Stepney. Educated as an architect and surveyor, in 1816 he entered upon his profession on his own account, and continued to practice it until his death on Jan. 7, 1867. The late Sir G. Gilbert Scott was his pupil. Although an Independent by descent he joined the Established Church at a comparatively early age, and subsequently held various offices, including that of churchwarden, in the Church of St. Barnabas, Homerton. His hymns number nearly 2000. The best known are “Lead us, Heavenly Father, lead us” and "Saviour, breathe an evening blessing." Many of his hymns were written for c… Go to person page >

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First Line: Along my earthly way
Author: James Edmeston

Tune

DENNIS (Nägeli)

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) arranged DENNIS and first published it in The Psaltery (1845), a hymnal he compiled with George. Webb (PHH 559). Mason attributed the tune to Johann G. Nageli (b. Wetzikon, near Zurich, Switzerland, 1773; d. Wetzikon, 1836) but included no source reference. Nageli presumably pu…

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #549Page Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #722Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d20
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #521Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #521Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #888Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #452Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #864Page Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #1337Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #965Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship #531Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #986
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #986Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #986Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #986Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #986Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #986Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d20
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d20
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #1337Page Scan
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #936Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #334aPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d29
The School Hymnary #d6



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