Which life shall it be

How brief the life we live below

Author: Robert M. Offord
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Robert M. Offord

Offord, Robert M., son of an English "open-communion" Baptist, was born at St. Austell, Cornwall, Sept. 17, 1846. In 1870 he removed to America, where he was associated for some time with the Methodists, but subsequently joined the Reformed Dutch Church in 1878. He is editor of the New York Observer. To that paper he contributed:— 1. Jesus, heed me, lost and dying. Lent. 2. It is no untried way. Christ's Burden. No. 1 appeared on Jan. 25th, and No. 2 on Feb. 1st, 1883. They were revised for Laudes Domini, N. Y., 1884 (Duffield's English Hymns, N. Y., 1886). --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How brief the life we live below
Title: Which life shall it be
Author: Robert M. Offord
Refrain First Line: Life of joy, that is forever



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Bells of Heaven: a Choice Collection of Hymns and Tunes "New and Old" #d127
Crowning Glory: revised for use in the church, evangelistic meetings, Sunday school, young people's societies, and the home #171Page Scan
Songs of Jesus #d26
Sunday School Chimes #d41
The Revival Harp No. 2 #d28
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