Here, Savior, we would come

Representative Text

1 Here, Savior, we would come
in your appointed way
obedient to your high command,
our solemn vows to pay.

2 O bless this sacred rite
to make us whole and free.
Now may we serve with faithfulness
and love eternally.

Source: Chalice Hymnal #363

Author: Benjamin Beddome

Benjamin Beddome was born at Henley-in Arden, Warwickshire, January 23, 1717. His father was a Baptist minister. He studied at various places, and began preaching in 1740. He was pastor of a Baptist society at Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, until his death in 1795. In 1770, he received the degree of M.A. from the Baptist College in Providence, Rhode Island. He published several discourses and hymns. "His hymns, to the number of 830, were published in 1818, with a recommendation from Robert Hall." Montgomery speaks of him as a "writer worthy of honour both for the quantity and the quality of his hymns." --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Here, Savior, we would come
Author: Benjamin Beddome
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Source: Verses from "Dear Saviour, tell us where" (Beddome)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

TRENTHAM

Robert Jackson (b, Oldham, Lancashire, England, 1842; d. Oldham, 1914) originally, composed TRENTHAM as a setting for Henry W. Baker's "O Perfect Life of Love" (380). Named for a village in Staffordshire, England, close to the town in which Jackson was born, the tune was published with the Baker tex…

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