I have launched my ship tonight

I have heard the sweet story of Jesus tonight

Author: William Thomas Dale
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: William Thomas Dale

The Rev. William Thomas Dale, D.D., died September 21 at his home in Nashville, Tenn., being nearly 80 years old at the time of his death. He was born, Feb. 20, 1845, near Elk River, Alabama, eight miles west of Fayetteville, Tenn., and was dedicated to God in infancy in the holy ordinance of baptism. Dr. Dale was a great and good man. The foundation of his greatness was laid in his childhood, back in his father's home, around the family altar. He often said. "I owe much to the influence of early religious training in my father's home. My father held family prayers morning and night." He learned that old, familiar prayer of childhood around his mother's knee: "Now I lay me down to sleep; I pray the Lord my soul to keep.… Go to person page >

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First Line: I have heard the sweet story of Jesus tonight
Title: I have launched my ship tonight
Author: William Thomas Dale
Refrain First Line: My compass is set and my sails they are spread

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns of Calvary, a Choice Collection of Old and New Century Hymns and Songs #d92
Saving Songs for Sunday Schools, Revival Meetings, Prayer and Praise Meetings #d26
Songs of Beulah Land, a Revival and Church Songbook #d41
Times of Refreshing: Old and New Century Hymns and Songs. 20th cent. ed. #d87
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