Cast thy bread upon the waters You will find it by and by

Cast thy bread upon the waters You will find it by and by

Author: Robert Edgar
Tune: [Cast thy bread upon the waters] (Kirkpatrick)
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Robert Edgar

Rv Alexander Robert Edgar United Kingdom 1850-1914. Born in Tipperary, Ireland, his family migrated to Melbourne, Australia, in 1855, where he went to All Saints School. In 1857 the family moved to St. Arnaud, where he attended day school to age 14. He was successively pupil-teacher, gold prospector, tutor, prospector again, and assistant to the district surveyor. Although Anglican, he was influenced to join the Methodist church in 1867. In 1869 he worked with his father at mining. Later, as a lay preacher, he gave his first sermon at Concongella Creek. He attended Wesley College in 1872 and was appointed to Kangaroo Flat in 1874, and in Inglewood in 1876, during which time 17 new churches were built. In 1878 he married Katharine H… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Cast thy bread upon the waters You will find it by and by
Author: Robert Edgar
Refrain First Line: Time will tell the joyful story
Copyright: Public Domain

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Free Methodist Hymnal #d79

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Songs of the Bible for the Sunday School #60

The Canadian Hymnal #d38

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The Evangelical Hymnal #552

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The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #655

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