Baker, Sir Henry Williams, Bart., eldest son of Admiral Sir Henry Loraine Baker, born in London, May 27, 1821, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated, B.A. 1844, M.A. 1847. Taking Holy Orders in 1844, he became, in 1851, Vicar of Monkland, Herefordshire. This benefice he held to his death, on Monday, Feb. 12, 1877. He succeeded to the Baronetcy in 1851. Sir Henry's name is intimately associated with hymnody. One of his earliest compositions was the very beautiful hymn, "Oh! what if we are Christ's," which he contributed to Murray's Hymnal for the Use of the English Church, 1852. His hymns, including metrical litanies and translations, number in the revised edition of Hymns Ancient & Modern, 33 in all. These were cont… Go to person page >
I am not worthy, Holy Lord. Sir H. W. Baker. [Holy Communion.] Written for and first published in Hymns Ancient & Modern, 1875. It is also in several other hymnals.
--John Julian Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
Display Title: I am not worthy, holy LordFirst Line: I am not worthy, holy LordTune Title: BANGORAuthor: H. W. Baker (1821-1877)Meter: 8 6 8 6 (CM)Scripture: Matthew 8:8Date: 1987Subject: God's Church | Holy Communion