Sabbath Welcome

Best of the seven, O holy day

Author: C. R. Blackall
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: C. R. Blackall

Blackall, Christopher Ruby, M.D., born in New York State, 1830, and educated for the medical profession. For 15 years he followed his profession, including service in the army during the civil war. Subsequently he managed, for 14 years, a branch of the Baptist Publication Society, taking at the same time great interest in Sunday School work. He edited the Advanced Bible Lesson Quarterly, for 3 years, and also Our Little Ones. 1. The prize is set before us. Heaven anticipated. This is one of Dr. Blackall's most popular hymns for children. It was written in 1874 for the Sunday School of 2nd Baptist Church, Chicago, Illinois, and set to music by H. R. Palmer. It first appeared in Palmer's Songs of Love for the Bible School, 1874, fro… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Best of the seven, O holy day
Title: Sabbath Welcome
Author: C. R. Blackall
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, cheerily, cheerily sing we the strain
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Palmer's Sabbath School Songs #6a

Songs of Love for the Bible School #d14

The Prize #d16

The Sunny Side #d14

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