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 >

Text Information

First Line: Along my earthly way
Author: James Edmeston
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

BONN (13311)


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 Selection of Spiritual Songs #722

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #521

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #521

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #888

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Laudes Domini #452

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Laudes Domini #864

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #1337

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #965

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #531

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b986

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #986

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Songs for the Sanctuary #986

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Songs for the Sanctuary #986

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Songs for the Sanctuary #986

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #986

The Book of Praise #d20

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d20

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The New Laudes Domini #936

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #334a

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d29

The School Hymnary #d6

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