Baptized into the name

Baptized into the name

Author: Thomas Davis
Published in 8 hymnals

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1 Baptized into the name
Of my redeeming Lord;
Inspired with loftiest, holiest aim
That grace can man afford;

2 To Thee, my God, I raise
A spirit glad and free,
And dedicate once more my days
With firm resolve to Thee.

3 I bless the love divine
That hath Thy servant found;
And would forevermore be Thine,
And light diffuse around.

4 In word, in thought, in deed,
I yield me to Thy will;
O God, my purpose kindly heed,
And help me to fulfill.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9318

Author: Thomas Davis

Davis, Thomas, M.A., son of Dr. H. F. Davis, Rector of All Saints, Worcester, and of Pendock, Worcestershire, was born Feb. 15, 1804. He was educated for the law, and practised as a solicitor for two years. He then entered Queen's College, Oxford, and graduated B.A. in 1833, and M.A. in 1837. On taking Holy Orders he became Curate of All Saints, Worcester. In 1839 he was preferred as Incumbent of Roundhay, Leeds. Mr. Davis's works, in which his hymns appeared, are:— (1) Devotional Verse for a Month, 1855; (2) Songs for the Suffering, 1859; (3) The Family Hymnal, 1860; (4) Hymns, Old and New, for Church and Home, and for travel by Land or Sea; consisting of 223 selected, and 260 Original Hymns, Lond., Longmans, 1864; and (5) Annus Sanctus… Go to person page >

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First Line: Baptized into the name
Author: Thomas Davis
Copyright: Public Domain


Baptized into the name. Thomas Davis. [Holy Baptism.] From his Hymns, Old and New, &c, 1864, No. 414, in 2 stanzas of 8 lines, into the Church Sunday School Hymn Book, 1868, No. 325, unaltered. It was originally written for Adult Baptism, but is also appropriate for Confirmation. It is given also in the American Baptist Hymn [& Tune] Book, Phila.,1871 ,No.744.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



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