Timothy Dwight (b. Northampton, MA, 1752; d. Philadelphia, PA, 1817) was a grandson of Jonathan Edwards who became a Congregationalist pastor, a Revolutionary War army chaplain, a tutor and professor at Yale College, and president of Yale from 1795 to 1817. As president he continued to teach and serve as chaplain and was instrumental in improving both the academic and the spiritual life of the college.
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ST. THOMAS is actually lines 5 through 8 of the sixteen-line tune HOLBORN, composed by Aaron Williams (b. London, England, 1731; d. London, 1776) and published in his Collection (1763, 1765) as a setting for Charles Wesley's text "Soldiers of Christ, Arise" (570). The harmonization is by Lowell Maso…
Display Title: I Love Your Church, O LordFirst Line: I love your church, O Lord!Tune Title: ST. THOMASAuthor: Timothy DwightMeter: 188.8.131.52Scripture: Matthew 16:17-19; 1 Timothy 3:14-16; Deuteronomy 32:10; Psalm 17:8; Zechariah 2:8Date: 2013Subject: The Church | ; Communion of the Saints |