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Burdened with guilt, wouldst thou be blest

Burdened with guilt, wouldst thou be blest

Author: Russell S. Cook
Published in 20 hymnals

Author: Russell S. Cook

Cook, Russell Sturgis, born at New Marlborough, Mass., March 6, 1811, was educated for the Congregational Ministry, and married a daughter of Dr. Caesar Malan, of Geneva. From 1839 to 1856 he was one of the Secretaries of the American Tract Society. He was the originator of its system of colportage. Subsequently he became Secretary of the New York Sabbath Committee. He also edited the American Messenqer. He died at Pleasant Valley, New York, Sept. 4, 1864. His hymn:— Just as thou art, without one trace. Invitation, was published in the American Messenger, March, 1850, in. 6 stanzas of 4 lines. It was written as a companion hymn to Miss Elliott's "Just as I am, without one plea," and was sent by the author to her. It was soon adopted by e… Go to person page >

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First Line: Burdened with guilt, wouldst thou be blest
Author: Russell S. Cook
Copyright: Public Domain

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Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #208

Christian Hymnal #d49

Gloria in Excelsis #d75

Song-Flowers #d11

Songs for the New Life #d64

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Songs of Glory #87

The Book of Praise #d81

The Book of Worship #d58

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The Christian Hymn Book #318

The Christian Hymnal #d84

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The Christian Hymnal #241

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The Christian hymnal #613

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The Christian Hymnal #165

The Christian Hymnist #d72

The Church-Book #d52

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #352b

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d115

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The Sabbath School Hymn and Tune Book #115

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The Standard Church Hymnal #343

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