Taylor, Helen, daughter of Martin Taylor, was the author of The Child's Book of Homilies, N.D.; Sabbath Bells, A Series of Simple Lays for Christian Children, N.D.; and Missionary Hymns: for the Use of Children, 1846. From her Sabbath Bells, "I love that holy Scripture" (Concerning Heaven) is taken. The following are all from her Missionary Hymns, 1846:--
1. A feather'd seed that lifted is. Value of Little Things.
2. And shall we dwell together? Concerning Heaven.
3. Father, the little offering take. Offertory.
4. There is a happy land on high. Concerning Heaven.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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Adapter: Tom Colvin
Tom Colvin (b. 1925; d. 2000) was trained as an engineer and worked in that profession in Burma and Singapore from 1945 to 1948. After studying theology at Trinity College, Glasgow University, he was ordained in the Church of Scotland in 1954. He served as missionary in Nyasaland (now Malawi) from 1954 to 1958, in Ghana from 1958 to 1964, and again in Nyasaland from 1964 to 1974. His work there included preaching, education, and community development. After completing his missionary work, Colvin became a minister in the United Reformed Church of England and served an inner-city church in London. He returned to Africa in 1984 as a development consultant to the Zimbabwe Christian Council. Colvin's writings include Christ's Work in Free… Go to person page >
Display Title: Bless the Lord, O my soulFirst Line: Bless the Lord, O my soulTune Title: CHINDIKA MZIMUAuthor: Helen Taylor; Peter Thole; Tom ColvinDate: 1997Subject: African Praise and Prayer Songs |Source: Chi Tumbuka