He Stood Before the City

He stood before the city, and wept at what he saw.

Author: F. Richard Garland (2009)
Tune: BLAIRGOWRIE
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: F. Richard Garland

The Reverend F. Richard Garland is a retired United Methodist pastor. He and his wife, Catherine Sprigg, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, live in North Kingstown, RI. Dick was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and is a lifelong Methodist. A graduate of Garrett Theological Seminary, he interned in Chicago and then served churches in Indiana, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. He continues to preach on occasion, provide coverage in emergency pastoral situations, and write a monthly essay, "From Where I Sit" for the newsletter of the North Kingstown UMC. He has been a contributor to The Upper Room. Dick is a lifelong hiker who still climbs in the mountains of New Hampshire. At home, he spends a great deal of tim… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: He stood before the city, and wept at what he saw.
Title: He Stood Before the City
Author: F. Richard Garland (2009)
Meter: 13.13.13.13
Language: English
Notes: This hymn may be reproduced and used in congregational worship
Copyright: © 2009 F. Richard Garland

Tune

BLAIRGOWRIE

John Bacchus Dykes (b. Kingston-upon-Hull' England, 1823; d. Ticehurst, Sussex, England, 1876) wrote HARTFORD in 1872 for the text “The Voice that Breathed o'er Eden” on the occasion of a friend's wedding. The American tune title HARTFORD refers to the capital of Connecticut. The tune is known…

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