Morehouse, Henry Lyman, D.D., born at Stanford, Dutchess County, New York, Oct. 2, 1834, and entered the Baptist ministry in 1864. His hymn "Friend of sinners, hear my plea" (Pardon desired), was printed in the Examiner, and then included in Good as Gold, 1883. Dr. Morehouse is also the author of several other hymns.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >
Display Title: Friend of SinnersFirst Line: Friend of sinners, hear my pleaTune Title: DALMATIAAuthor: Henry L. MorehouseMeter: 77.77 DSource: Examiner, then in Good as Gold by Robert Lowry and W. Howard Doane (New York: Biglow & Main, 1880)