The Melting Story

Children hear the melting story

Author: Thomas Hastings
Tune: IONIA (Everett)
Published in 77 hymnals

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1. Children, hear the melting story
Of the Lamb that once was slain;
'Tis the Lord of life and glory:
Shall he plead with you in vain?
Oh, receive him,
And salvation now obtain.

2. All your sins to him confessing,
Who is ready to forgive,
Seek the Saviour's richest blessing;
On his precious name believe:
He is waiting;
Will you not his grace receive?

Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #191

Author: Thomas Hastings

Hastings, Thomas, MUS. DOC., son of Dr. Seth Hastings, was born at Washington, Lichfield County, Connecticut, October 15, 1784. In 1786, his father moved to Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y. There, amid rough frontier life, his opportunities for education were small; but at an early age he developed a taste for music, and began teaching it in 1806. Seeking a wider field, he went, in 1817, to Troy, then to Albany, and in 1823 to Utica, where he conducted a religious journal, in which he advocated his special views on church music. In 1832 he was called to New York to assume the charge of several Church Choirs, and there his last forty years were spent in great and increasing usefulness and repute. He died at New York, May 15, 1872. His aim was the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Children hear the melting story
Title: The Melting Story
Author: Thomas Hastings
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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