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I love the sweet water that runs in the rills

I love the sweet water that runs in the rills

Author: Jeremiah Eames Rankin
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Jeremiah Eames Rankin

Pseudonym: R. E. Jeremy. Rankin, Jeremiah Eames, D.D., was born at Thornton, New Haven, Jan. 2, 1828, and educated at Middleburg College, Vermont, and at Andover. For two years he resided at Potsdam, U.S. Subsequently he held pastoral charges as a Congregational Minister at New York, St. Albans, Charlestown, Washington ( District of Columbia), &c. In 1878 he edited the Gospel Temperance Hymnal, and later the Gospel Bells. His hymns appeared in these collections, and in D. E. Jones's Songs of the New Life, 1869. His best known hymn is "Labouring and heavy laden" (Seeking Christ). This was "written [in 1855] for a sister who was an inquirer," was first printed in the Boston Recorder, and then included in Nason's Congregational Hymn Book,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I love the sweet water that runs in the rills
Author: Jeremiah Eames Rankin
Refrain First Line: Water for me, water for me

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Bells of Gladness No. 1 #d15
Gospel Bells #d59
Gospel Bells #d59
Gospel Bells: a collection of new and popular songs for the use of Sabbath schools and gospel meetings #96Page Scan
Little Branches No. 4: a collection of songs prepared especially for the primary and infant departments of the Sunday school #44Page Scan



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