Behold, What Manner of Love

Behold, what manner of love, the father hath bestowed (Latta)

Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Tune: [Behold, what manner of love the Father hath]
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Eden Reeder Latta

Rv Eden Reeder Latta USA 1839-1915. Born at Haw Patch, IN, the son of a Methodist minister, (also a boyhood friend of hymn writer Willam A Ogden) he became a school teacher. During the American Civil War he preached for the Manchester Methodist Church and other congregations (possibly as a circuit rider filling empty pulpits). In 1863 he married Mary Elizabeth Wright, and they had five children: Arthur, Robert, Jennie, two others. He taught for the public schools of Manchester, and later Colesburg, IA. He moved to Guttenberg, IA, in the 1890s, and continued writing song lyrics for several major gospel composers, including William Ogden, James McGranahan, James Fillmore, and Edmund Lorenz. He wrote 1600+ songs and hymns, many being wi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Behold, what manner of love, the father hath bestowed (Latta)
Title: Behold, What Manner of Love
Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Augsburg Songs for Sunday Schools and other services #85

Augsburg Songs, Nos. l and 2 Combined #d25

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Crown of Life #98

New Silver Song #d8

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Songs of the Bible for the Sunday School #10

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