Holy Spirit, hear us, On this Sabbath day

Holy Spirit, hear us, On this Sabbath day

Author: William H. Parker
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: William H. Parker

Parker, William Henry, was born at New Basford, Nottingham, March 4th, 1845. Early in life he began to write verses, and having joined a General Baptist church and become interested in Sunday schools was led to compose hymns for use at anniversaries. Three of these were introduced by his pastor, the Rev. W. R. Stevenson, M.A., into The School Hymnal, 1880, and passed into The Children's Book of Praise, 1881, and other collections. In 1882 Mr. Parker published a small volume entitled, The Princess Alice and Other Poems. His hymns in common use are:—1. "Children know but little.” (God’s condescension to the Little Ones) 2. “Holy Spirit, hear us!” (Hymn to the Holy Ghost). 3. “Jesus, I so often need thee” (A Child’s Prayer to… Go to person page >

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First Line: Holy Spirit, hear us, On this Sabbath day
Author: William H. Parker


[Holy Spirit! hear us]


MERRIAL (sometimes known as LYNDHURST) is a fine tune by Frederic William Blunt (b. Mayfair, Westminster, Middlesex, England, 1839; d. Kensington, London, England, 1921). Not much is known about Blunt except that he was a London solicitor by profession and a musician by avocation. He originally comp…

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music, for the Sunday-school #157Page Scan
Gloria: a hymnal for use in Sunday schools, young people's societies, and devotional meetings #94Page Scan
Hymns of Worship and Service: for the Sunday School #43Page Scan
Melody for the Sunday School #d32
Song Worship for Sunday Schools #63Page Scan
The Children's Hymnal (with tunes) #d89
The Dominion Hymnal #d98
The Primary and Junior Hymnal #67Page Scan
The Primary Sunday School Hymnal #d67
The Sunday School Musical Quartaerly #d5
The Sunday School Serial No.1 #d12
Worship and Song #d101
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