I long to be there

In the midst of temptation, and sorrow, and strife

Author: C. T. Catlin
Published in 19 hymnals

Author: C. T. Catlin

Charles Titus Catlin was born on March 12, 1821 near Fort Ann, New York. He was the oldest of five children of Leonard and Lucinda Catlin. His family moved from the Fort Ann, New York area to West Troy, New York between 1830 and 1835. According to family oral tradition Leonard Catlin operated a canal boat business and Charles worked as a canal boat pilot. While Charles traveled the Erie Canal, he wrote many poems with deeply religious themes. His earliest extant poem dates to 1838. His poetry infers that he was well educated and according to family oral tradition could read Greek as easily as we read English. On March 27, 1842, Charles Titus Catlin married Jane A. Morrison and had three children with her by 1848. By early 1847 Ch… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In the midst of temptation, and sorrow, and strife
Title: I long to be there
Author: C. T. Catlin
Copyright: Public Domain



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Hymns and Tunes #300

Hymns for Second Advent Believers #d61

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Hymns of the "Jubilee Harp" #a554

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Hymns of the Advent #166

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Hymns of the Morning #166

Second Advent Hymn Book #d24

Second Advent Hymn Book #d41

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Songs of Pilgrimage #1510

Spiritual Melodies #d165

Spiritual Melodies. Enl. & impr. ed. #d188

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d389

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The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #446

The Christian Lyre #d187

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The Harp #1142

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a1142

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The Jubilee Harp #554

The Millennial Harp #d205

The Millennial Harp #d103

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