Jesus, holiest, tenderest, dearest

Jesus, holiest, tenderest, dearest

Author: Thomas H. Gill
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Thomas H. Gill

Gill, Thomas Hornblower, was born at Bristol Road, Birmingham, Feb. 10th, 1819. His parents belonged to English Presbyterian families which, like many others, had become Unitarian in their doctrine. He was educated at King Edward's Grammar School under Dr. Jeune, afterwards Bishop of Peterborough. He left the school in 1838, and would have proceeded to the University of Oxford, but was prevented by his hereditary Unitarianism (long since given up), which forbade subscription to the Articles of the Church of England then necessary for entrance to the University. This constrained him to lead the life of an isolated student, in which he gave himself chiefly to historical and theological subjects. Hence his life has been singularly devoid of ou… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, holiest, tenderest, dearest
Author: Thomas H. Gill



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns of the Kingdom of God #d176
Sacred Songs for Church and Home #d236
The American Hymnal #d267
The Church Hymnal #d196
The Evangelical Hymnal #128Page Scan
The Hymnal of Praise #178Page Scan