Behold the ark of God, behold the open door

Behold the ark of God, behold the open door

Author: William Augustus Muhlenberg
Published in 19 hymnals

Author: William Augustus Muhlenberg

Mühlenberg, William Augustus, D.D., son of the Rev. Dr. Mühlenberg, and grandson of Henry Melchior Mühlenberg, the patriarch of Lutheranism in America, was born in Philadelphia Sept. 16, 1796. He graduated at the University of Pennsylvania in 1814. Entering Holy Orders in 1817, he was successively Assistant Rector of St. James's Lancaster, 1823; Rector of the Church of the Holy Communion, New York, 1843; St. Paul's College, Flushing (1828); St. Luke's Hospital, New York (1855); St. John's and Long Island (1865), were established by him. He died April 6, 1877. His poetical gift was genuine, but not largely used. In 1826 he contributed four hymns to the Prayer Book Collection (of which he was one of the Committee). His Poems appeared in 1… Go to person page >

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First Line: Behold the ark of God, behold the open door
Author: William Augustus Muhlenberg

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Instances (1 - 19 of 19)

Gems of Praise (Choice Collection of Sacred Melodies) #d18

Ogle's Praise Hymns and Revivalist #d7

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One Hundred Progressive Hymns #65

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Praise Hymns and Full Salvation Songs #3

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Sabbath School Songs #58c

Sabbath School Vocalist #d7

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 5: for use in meetings for Christian worship or work #177

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Songs of Perfect Love #100

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The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #159

The Golden Harp #d33

The Union Singing Book #d7

Union Hymns. Rev. #d41

Union Hymns. Rev. #d43

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