Far from home

Far from my home in this strange land

Author: William Thomas Dale
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: William Thomas Dale

The Rev. William Thomas Dale, D.D., died September 21 at his home in Nashville, Tenn., being nearly 80 years old at the time of his death. He was born, Feb. 20, 1845, near Elk River, Alabama, eight miles west of Fayetteville, Tenn., and was dedicated to God in infancy in the holy ordinance of baptism. Dr. Dale was a great and good man. The foundation of his greatness was laid in his childhood, back in his father's home, around the family altar. He often said. "I owe much to the influence of early religious training in my father's home. My father held family prayers morning and night." He learned that old, familiar prayer of childhood around his mother's knee: "Now I lay me down to sleep; I pray the Lord my soul to keep.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Far from my home in this strange land
Title: Far from home
Author: William Thomas Dale



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Children's Hosannas #d11

Gospel Voices No.2 #d26

Happy Greetings to All #d64

The Go Ye Hymnal #d27

Tidings of Joy #d9

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