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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Gems of Praise (Choice Collection of Sacred Melodies) #d18
Ogle's Praise Hymns and Revivalist #d7
One Hundred Progressive Hymns #65Page Scan
Praise Hymns and Full Salvation Songs #3Page Scan
Revival Gems: a collection of spirit-stirring hymns. Specially adapted to revivals #74Page Scan
Sabbath School Songs #58cPage Scan
Sabbath School Vocalist #d7
Songs of Love and Praise No. 5: for use in meetings for Christian worship or work #177Page Scan
Songs of Perfect Love #100Page Scan
Songs of Triumph: adapted to prayer meetings, camp meetings, and all other seasons of religious worship #104Page Scan
The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #159Page Scan
The Emory Hymnal: a collection of sacred hymns and music for use in public worship, Sunday-schools, social meetings and family worship #150Page Scan
The Golden Harp #d33
The Highway Hymnal: a choice collection of popular hymns and music, new and old. Arranged for the work in camp, convention, church and home #79Page Scan
The Union Singing Book #d7
The Union Singing Book: arranged for and adapted to the Sunday school union hymn book #19cPage Scan
The Young Chorister; a collection of new and beautiful tunes, adapted to the use of Sabbath schools, from some of the most distinguished composers; together with many of the author's own compositions #47bPage Scan
Union Hymns. Rev. #d41
Union Hymns. Rev. #d43
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