Christ thy Lord is waiting now

Author: Frank L. Sheppard

Franklin L. Sheppard (1852-1930) was a well-known Christian hymn composer who set the poem, "This is My Father's World," to music. Sheppard was born on Au­gust 7, 1852 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Sheppard at­tend­ed Will­iam Few­smith’s Clas­sic­al School and the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated as val­e­dic­tor­i­an in 1872. In 1875, Sheppard moved to Boston, Massachusetts, to run the found­ry for his fa­ther’s stove and heat­er man­u­fac­tur­ing com­pa­ny. Shepard at­tend­ed the Zi­on Pro­test­ant Epis­co­pal Church in Bos­ton, but lat­er switched to Presbyterianism. He event­u­al­ly joined the Second Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, Maryland, and be­came pres­i­dent of the Pres… Go to person page >

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First Line: Christ thy Lord is waiting now
Author: Frank L. Sheppard

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Alleluia: a hymnal for use in schools, in the home, in young people's societies in devotional meetings #152Page Scan
Alleluia: a hymnal for use in schools, in the home, in young people's societies, in devotional meetings #152Page Scan



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