By the crystal river

Gathered by the crystal river

Author: C. R. Blackall
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: C. R. Blackall

Blackall, Christopher Ruby, M.D., born in New York State, 1830, and educated for the medical profession. For 15 years he followed his profession, including service in the army during the civil war. Subsequently he managed, for 14 years, a branch of the Baptist Publication Society, taking at the same time great interest in Sunday School work. He edited the Advanced Bible Lesson Quarterly, for 3 years, and also Our Little Ones. 1. The prize is set before us. Heaven anticipated. This is one of Dr. Blackall's most popular hymns for children. It was written in 1874 for the Sunday School of 2nd Baptist Church, Chicago, Illinois, and set to music by H. R. Palmer. It first appeared in Palmer's Songs of Love for the Bible School, 1874, fro… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Gathered by the crystal river
Title: By the crystal river
Author: C. R. Blackall
Refrain First Line: O pure flowing stream from golden throne

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Book of Praise for the Sunday School: with hymns and tunes appropriate for the prayer meeting and the home circle #197[335]Page Scan
The Evergreen #d21
The River of Life #d29
The Silver Spray: a New and Choice Collection of Popular Sabbath School Music #d36
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