Come, children, let your voices rise

Come, children, let your voices rise

Author: William Hunter
Tune: MERRILL (Merrill)
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: William Hunter

Hunter, William, D.D, son of John Hunter, was born near Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland, May 26, 1811. He removed to America in 1817, and entered Madison College in 1830. For some time he edited the Conference Journal, and the Christian Advocate. In 1855 he was appointed Professor of Hebrew in Alleghany College: and subsequently Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, at Alliance, Stark Country, Ohio. He died in 1877. He edited Minstrel of Zion, 1845; Select Melodies, 1851; and Songs of Devotion, 1859. His hymns, over 125 in all, appeared in these works. Some of these have been translated into various Indian languages. The best known are :— 1. A home in heaven; what a joyful thought. Heaven a Home. From his Minstrel of Zion, 1… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come, children, let your voices rise
Author: William Hunter

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Garlands of Praise: a choice collection of original and selected hymns and tunes suitable for Sunday-Schools, Bible classes and the home circle #103Page Scan
Select Melodies, comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use #d38
Select Melodies, Comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use not Found in the Standard Methodist Episcopal Hymnal #d38
Select Melodies; Comprising the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use, and not generally found in standard church hymn-books: as also a number of original pieces, and translations from...German #205Page Scan
The Minstrel of Zion: a book of religious songs, accompanied with appropriate music, chiefly original #112Page Scan
The Wesleyan Minstrel: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes. 2nd ed. #98Page Scan
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