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Another hand is beckoning us

Another hand is beckoning us

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Tune: [Another hand is beck'ning us]
Published in 51 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Another hand is beck'ning us,
Another call is given;
And glows once more with angel steps
The path that leads to heaven.

Refrain:
Be still my heart,
It is thy God!
Pass silently beneath the rod.

2 Unto our Father’s will alone
One thought has reconciled;
That He whose love exceedeth ours
Hath taken home his child. [Refrain]

3 Fold her, O Father, in thine arms,
And let her henceforth be
A messenger of love between
Our human hearts and Thee. [Refrain]

Source: Wondrous Love: A Collection of Songs and Services for Sunday Schools #115

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier

Whittier, John Greenleaf, the American Quaker poet, was born at Haverhill, Massachusetts, Dec. 17, 1807. He began life as a farm-boy and shoemaker, and subsequently became a successful journalist, editor and poet. In 1828 he became editor of the American Manufacturer (Boston), in 1830 of the New England Review, and an 1836 (on becoming Secretary to the American Anti-Slavery Society) of the Pennsylvania Freeman. He was also for some time, beginning with 1847, the corresponding editor of the National Era. In 1840 he removed to Amesbury, Massachusetts, where most of his later works have been written. At the present time [1890] he lives alternately at Amesbury and Boston. His first poetical piece was printed in the Newburyport Free Press in 182… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Another hand is beckoning us
Author: John Greenleaf Whittier

Timeline

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Instances (1 - 51 of 51)
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A Book of Hymns and Tunes #194

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #404

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #404

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A Collection of Hymns #447

Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver #d9

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Book of Praise for the Sunday School #208b

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Children's Praise #126

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Church Harmonies #731

Grammar School Hymn Book #d15

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d28

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #720

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #507

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Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #585

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Hymn, Tune, and Service Book for Sunday Schools #74

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #807

Hymns and Tunes for the Sunday School, the Congregation and the Home #d8

Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d28

Hymns for Mothers #d7

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #801

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #801

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Hymns of the Ages #262

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Hymns of the Spirit #622

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1127

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d23

Progressive Songster #d7

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Revival Hymns #349

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Royal Gems #103

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Sacred Songs For Public Worship #94

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Song Garland; or, Singing for Jesus #41a

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Song Worship for Sunday Schools #106

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Songs of the Soul #224

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1127

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The Baptist Praise Book #1127

The Book of Praise #d32

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d34

The Gospel Hymnal #d25

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The Gospel Psalmist #671

The Pearl #d7

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The Psalms of Life #124

The Saints' Harp #d64

The Saints' Hymnal #d16

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The School Hymn-Book #253

The Service of Praise #d7

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The Voice of Praise #876

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d18

Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d15

Uplifting Songs, New and Old #d13

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Wondrous Love #115

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Year of Worship for Sunday Schools and Homes #99

Youthful Voices #d13

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