Holy Spirit, hear us, On this Sabbath day

Holy Spirit, hear us, On this Sabbath day

Author: William H. Parker
Published in 13 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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Instances (1 - 13 of 13)
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A Selection of Spiritual Songs #157

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Gloria #94

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Hymns of Worship and Service #43

Melody for the Sunday School #d32

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Song Worship for Sunday Schools #63

The Children's Hymnal (with tunes) #d89

The Dominion Hymnal #d98

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The Primary and Junior Hymnal #67

The Primary Sunday School Hymnal #d67

The Sunday School Musical Quartaerly #d5

The Sunday School Serial No.1 #d12

Worship and Song #d101

Worship and Song Edition B #ad101

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