Come to me, Lord, when first I wake

Come to me, Lord, when first I wake

Author: Henvy Virtue Tebbs
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: Henvy Virtue Tebbs

Tebbs, Henry Virtue, was born in Chelsea in 1797. He was a Proctor in Doctors' Commons, and joined in establishing the first Sunday School in Chelsea. Most of his later years were spent on the Continent, mostly at Pegli, near Genoa, and where, mainly through his exertions, a Church for the English congregation was erected and where he died Nov. 27, 1876. (Record, Dec. 23,1876.) His hymn "Come to me, Lord, when first I wake" (Morning) was written for his wife's birthday, March 16, 1851, and circulated in MS. for some years. In 1866 it was printed in the N. Y. Hours at Home, and then in the Hymnal Companion and other collections. It has been translated into 17 languages, and has also been embossed for the blind. --John Julian, Dictionary… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come to me, Lord, when first I wake
Author: Henvy Virtue Tebbs

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #278

Jewel Selections #d29

Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part I #d38

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Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #115

Songs of Saving Power #d44

The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #8a

The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #8b

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