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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


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)



Instances (1 - 42 of 42)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #203Page Scan
A Manual of Devotion and Hymns for the House of Refuge, City of New York #182Page Scan
Children's Praise #d18
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d138
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #280Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #280Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #280Page Scan
Evangelical Hymns: original and selected: designed for the use of families and private circles; for social prayer meetings, seasons of revival or oother occasions of special interest #181Page Scan
Hymns for First-Day Schools #58Page Scan
Hymns for First-Day Schools (Rev. and Enl.) #58Page Scan
Hymns for Schools: with appropriate selections from scripture and tunes suited to the metres of the hymns (3rd ed.) #265Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools #118Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #20Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #20Page Scan
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
New Union Hymns #264Page Scan
Oriola #d26
Oriola #d25
Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d35
Sabbath School Songs #28cPage Scan
Seamen's Hymns #280Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d89
Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #280Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship #828Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d55
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #699Page Scan
Songs of the Covenant : for the Sabbath School, Prayer Meetings, etc. #235Page Scan
Sunday School Hymn Book #d24
The Child's Hymn Book #48Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #429Page Scan
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #923Page Scan
The Mother's Hymn Book: compiled from various authors and private manuscripts: for the use of maternal associations, and for special occasions of social and private worship #47Page Scan
The Mother's Nursery Songs #71Page Scan
The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #509Page Scan
The New England Sabbath School Minstrel: a collection of music and hymns adapted to sabbath schools, families, and social meetings #98Page Scan
The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #21Page Scan
The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d34
The Song Evangel #d27
The Sweet Singer: a collection of hymns and tunes for Sunday-schools. Together with a variety suitable for day-schools, revival occasions, and the family circle #108Page Scan
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