Come, O my soul, to Calvary

Come, O my soul, to Calvary

Author: Horace L. Hastings
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Horace L. Hastings

Hastings, Horace Lorenzo, was born at Blandford, Mass., Nov. 26, 1831; commenced writing hymns, and preaching, in his 17th year, and laboured as an evangelist in various parts of the U. S. In 1866 he established The Christian, a monthly paper, in which many of his hymns have appeared, and in 1865 the Scriptural Tract Repository in Boston. He published Social Hymns, Original and Selected, Boston, 1865; Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part i., 1880; and in August, 1886, the same completed, to tho extent of 1533 hymns, 450 of which are original and signed "H." The best known of these is "Shall we meet beyond the river," written in N. Y. city, 1858, and lately published as a leaflet in 14 stanzas of 8 lines. The text i… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come, O my soul, to Calvary
Author: Horace L. Hastings
Refrain First Line: How can I forget thee


Come, 0 my soul, to Calvary. H. L. Hastings. [Good Friday.] This hymn, in the Baptist Praise Book, N. Y., 1871, is attributed to "Hastings." In H. L. Hastings'sSongs of Pilgrimage, Boston, U. S. A., 1886, it is signed "H. 1867." From this we understand that it is by that writer. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d201

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Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #756

Spiritual Melodies #d63

Spiritual Melodies. Enl. & impr. ed. #d72

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The Baptist Praise Book #814

The Saints' Harp #d190

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #332

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