The breaking day

I was once a thoughtless wanderer

Author: Edwin H. Nevin
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Edwin H. Nevin

Nevin, Edwin Henry, D.D., son of Major David Nevin, was born at Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, May 9, 1814. He graduated in Arts at Jefferson College, 1833; and in Theology at Princeton Seminary, in 1836. He held several pastorates as a Presbyterian Minister from 1836 to 1857; then as a Congregational Minister from 1857 to 1868; and then, after a rest of six years through ill health, as a Minister of the Reformed Church, first at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and then in Philadelphia. Dr. Nevin is the author of several hymns, the more important of which are:— 1. Always with me [us], always with [us] me. Jesus always present. 2. Come up hither, come away. Invitation Heavenward. 3. Happy, Saviour, would I be. Trust. This is given in t… Go to person page >

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First Line: I was once a thoughtless wanderer
Title: The breaking day
Author: Edwin H. Nevin

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Instances

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Gems of Song #d6
Hymns for Sabbath School Use #d16
Songs for the Sabbath School and Vestry: designed especially for the Sabbath school and concert. With original and selected music #95Page Scan
The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #185Page Scan
The New Sabbath School Hosanna: enlarged and improved: a choice collection of popular hymns and tunes, original and selected: for the Sunday school and the family circle... #34Page Scan
The Sabbath School Hosanna #d73
Union Hymnal and music #d6



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