Children of light awake

Author: Sir Edward Denny

Denny, Sir Edward, Bart . Sir Edward Denny, son of Sir E. Denny, 4th baronet, of Tralee Castle, County of Kerry, was born 2 Oct., 1796, and succeeded his father in August, 1831. He is a member of the Plymouth Brethren, and has contributed largely to their hymnody. His first publication, in which many of his hymns appeared, was A Selection of Hymns, Lond. Central Tract Depot, 1839. This was followed by Hymns & Poems , Lond., 1848 (third ed., 1870). He has also published several prose works. Many of his hymns are popular, and are in extensive use as:—" A pilgrim through this lonely world"; "Bride of the Lamb, rejoice, rejoice"; “Bright with all His crowns of glory"; “Light of the lonely pilgrim's heart”; "Sweet feast of love d… Go to person page >

Author: Stephen Greenleaf Bulfinch

Bulfinch, Stephen Greenleaf, D.D. This Unitarian minister was born at Boston, June 18, 1809, and removed to Washington in 1818, his father being the architect of the Capitol. He graduated at Columbian College and the Cambridge Theological School. In 1831 lie was ordained at Charleston, S.C., as assistant to Dr. Gilman. Subsequently he was pastor at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; Washington, 1838; Nashua, New Hampshire, 1845; Dorchester, Mass., 1852; and "East Cambridge, Mass., 1865. He died at the last place, Oct. 12, 1870. His works include:— (1) Contemplations of the Saviour; A Series of Extracts from the Gospel History, with Reflections and Original and Selected Hymns. Boston, Carter and Hendee, 1832. This has been reprinted in England. (… Go to person page >

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First Line: Children of light awake
Author: Sir Edward Denny
Author: Stephen Greenleaf Bulfinch



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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #484

Gospel Hymns #d71

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #428

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #359

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #359

Melodies of Heaven #d17

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d78

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Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #246

The Bible Hymn Book #d33

The Bible Hymn Book #d34

The Golden Harp #d46

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #675

The Soldier's Manual of Devotion, or Book of Common Prayer 2d ed. #d8

The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d52

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