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Children listen to the Lord

Children listen to the Lord

Author: Thomas Hastings
Published in 42 hymnals

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 listen to the Lord
Author: Thomas Hastings

Notes

Children, listen to the Lord. [Public Worship.] This is an opening hymn for a children's service. It is given in Dr. T. Hastings's (American) Mother's Hymn Book, 1834, in 3 stanzas of 4 , lines and is there said to be from the “Union Minstrel." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #203

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A Manual of Devotion and Hymns for the House of Refuge, City of New York #182

Children's Praise #d18

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d138

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Church Psalmist #280

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Church Psalmist #280

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Church Psalmist #280

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Evangelical Hymns #181

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Hymns for First-Day Schools #58

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Hymns for First-Day Schools (Rev. and Enl.) #58

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Hymns for Schools #265

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Hymns for Sunday Schools #118

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #20

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #20

Liturgy and Hymns for Sunday Schools #d24

Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d15

New Standard Singer #d28

New Standard Singer, Pt. 1-7 #d29

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New Union Hymns #264

Oriola #d26

Oriola #d25

Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d35

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Sabbath School Songs #28c

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Seamen's Hymns #280

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d89

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Social Psalmist #280

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #828

Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d55

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Songs of the Church #699

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Songs of the Covenant #235

Sunday School Hymn Book #d24

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The Child's Hymn Book #48

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #429

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The Congregational Hymn Book #923

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The Mother's Hymn Book #47

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The Mother's Nursery Songs #71

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The New England Sabbath School Minstrel #98

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The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #21

The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d34

The Song Evangel #d27

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The Sweet Singer #108

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