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Gird thy heavenly armor on

Gird thy heavenly armor on

Author: Charlotte Elliott
Tune: CAPETOWN
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Charlotte Elliott

Elliott, Charlotte, daughter of Charles Elliott, of Clapham and Brighton, and granddaughter of the Rev. H. Venn, of Huddersfield, was born March 18, 1789. The first 32 years of her life were spent mostly at Clapham. In 1823 she removed to Brighton, and died there Sept. 22, 1871. To her acquaintance with Dr. C. Malan, of Geneva, is attributed much of the deep spiritual-mindedness which is so prominent in her hymns. Though weak and feeble in body, she possessed a strong imagination, and a well-cultured and intellectual mind. Her love of poetry and music was great, and is reflected in her verse. Her hymns number about 150, a large percentage of which are in common use. The finest and most widely known of these are, "Just as I am” and "My God… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Gird thy heavenly armor on
Author: Charlotte Elliott

Tune

CAPETOWN

CAPETOWN was originally composed by Friedrich Filitz (b. Arnstadt, Thuringia, Germany, 1804; d. Munich, Germany, 1876) as a setting for the text "Morgenglanz der Ewigkeit"; that text and tune were included in Vierstimmiges Choralbuch (1847), a hymnal compiled by Baron Christian von Bunsen and publis…

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VIGILATE


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Christian Science Hymnal #67

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Christian Science Hymnal #68

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Christian Science Hymnal #162

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Christian Science Hymnal #162a

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Christian Science Hymnal #162b

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Christian Science Hymnal #162c

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Christian Science Hymnal #162

The Gospel Messenger, a New Song Book #d34

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