The Melting Story

Children hear the melting story

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

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Children hear the melting story
Title: The Melting Story
Author: Thomas Hastings

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11879
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 77 of 77)
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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #205

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A Manual of Devotion and Hymns for the House of Refuge, City of New York #133

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A Service Book #179a

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American Sunday School Hymn Book. 2nd ed. #a206

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American Sunday School Hymn Book. New ed. #aa206

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Bible School Hymns and Sacred Songs for Sunday Schools and Other Religious Services #28b

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Carols of Hope #191

Children's Diadem #d11

Children's Praise #d16

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d137

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Church Melodies #473

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Church Psalmist #279

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Church Psalmist #279

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Church Psalmist #279

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Conference Hymns #228

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Crowning Day No. 5 #126

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Dew Drops of Sacred Song #109f

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Evangelical Hymns #182

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Gospel Echoes #45

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Hymns and Offices of Worship #94

Hymns of The Voice of Praise #d27

Liturgy and Hymns for Sunday Schools #d23

Notes of Joy, for the Sabbath School #d16

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #94

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Praise Book #51

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d110

Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d34

Sabbath School Gems #d18

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Sabbath School Gems of Music and Poetry #130

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Sabbath School Songs #49a

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Seamen's Hymns #279

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d88

Social Hymn and Tune Book #d51

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Social Hymn Book #171

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Social Psalmist #279

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Song Worship for Sunday Schools #57a

Songs for the Sabbath School #d2

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Songs for Worship #143f

Sunday School Hymn Book #d23

Sunday School Hymn Book #d50

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Sunday-School Hymns #154

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Temple Melodies #369

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The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #206

The Anniversaary and Sunday School Music Book No. 1-5 #d24

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The Baptist Psalmody #1050

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The Child's Hymn Book #38

The Choralist #d44

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #430

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #1001

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The Congregational Hymn Book #921

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The Cyber Hymnal #11879

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The Eclectic Sabbath School Hymn Book #35

The Golden Harp #d44

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The Little Sower for Sabbath Schools #135

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #596

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The New Sabbath School Hosanna #182c

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The Plymouth Sabbath School Collection of Hymns and Tunes #117

The Praise #d33

The Prize #d25

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The Psalmist #777

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The Psalmist #777

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The Psalmody #1034

The Sabbath Chimes #d22

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The Sabbath School Bell #101a

The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d33

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The Sabbath School Lute #206

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The Sabbath School Melodist #165

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The Sacred Hymnal #51

The Star of the East #d22

The Vestry Hymn Book #d59

The Voice of Praise #d26

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The Voice of Praise #743

The Westminster Collection of Sabbath School Hymns and Tunes #d16

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Young Singer's Friend #79

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