I want that adorning divine. Charlotte Elliott. [For Purity.] This poem on "The Pilgrim's Wants" appeared in the Christian Remembrancer pocket book, 1848, and as one of J. Groom's leaflets, 1848, in 9 stanzas of 4 lines. Each stanza is based upon a passage of Holy Scripture.
i. Col. iii. 12-17; ii. Rom. viii. 11, 16; iii. 1 John iii. 2, 3; iv. Rev. ii. 17; vi. John iv. 2, 5; vi. 1 John ii. 15; vii. Matt. vi. 19, 21; viii. Heb. xiii. 5, 6; ix. Philip iii. 8, 9.
It is also given in Leaves from the Christian Remembrancer, 1871, and in Leaves from Unpublished Journals, Letters and Poems of Charlotte Elliott, Lond., n.d. (cir. 1870). In Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory, 1872, it is given in two parts, Pt. ii. being, "I want Thine own hand to unbind." [William T. Brooke]
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Instances (1 - 6 of 6)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Gospel Hymns #d231||I want that [the] adorning divine||I want that [the] adorning divine||Charlotte Elliott||1871|
|Hymns for First-Day Schools (Rev. and Enl.) #161||I want that adorning divine||I want that adorning divine||1869|
|Our New Hymnal #230||I want the adorning divine||I want the adorning divine||Charlotte Elliott||1893|
|Song Sermons for General Use and Special Services #45||I want the adorning divine||I want the adorning divine||Charlotte Elliott||1877|
|The Gospel of Joy: prepared especially for gospel meetings, camp meetings, devotional meetings, and Sunday schools #113||I want that adorning Divine||I want that adorning Divine||Charlotte Elliott||1879|
|The Gospel Singer: for Sabbath schools, etc. #53||The pilgrim's wants||I want the adorning divine||1874|