Forward, said the prophet, pointing to the sea

Forward, said the prophet, pointing to the sea

Author: S. Baring-Gould
Tune: [Forward, said the prophet]
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: S. Baring-Gould

Baring-Gould, Sabine, M.A., eldest son of Mr. Edward Baring-Gould, of Lew Trenchard, Devon, b. at Exeter, Jan. 28, 1834, and educated at Clare College, Cambridge, B.A. 1857, M.A. 1860. Taking Holy Orders in 1864, he held the curacy of Horbury, near Wakefield, until 1807, when he was preferred to the incumbency of Dalton, Yorks. In 1871 he became rector of East Mersea, Essex, and in 1881 rector of Lew Trenchard, Devon. His works are numerous, the most important of which are, Lives of the Saints, 15 vols., 1872-77; Curious Myths of the Middle Ages, 2 series, 1866-68; The Origin and Development of Religious Belief, 2 vols., 1869-1870; and various volumes of sermons. His hymns, original and translated, appeared in the Church Times; Hymns Ancien… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Forward, said the prophet, pointing to the sea
Author: S. Baring-Gould
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Roll back, rushing waters
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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A First Series of Church Songs #10

Christian Song #d79

The New Children's Hymnal #d71

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The School Hymnal #229

The Sunday School Chorister #d18

The Sunday School Chorister: a Service and Tune Book for the Children of the Church #d23

The Sunday School Choristers: a Service and Tune Book #d17

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The Westminster Hymnal for congregational and social use and for the Sunday School #179

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