Jesus, this heart within me burns

Jesus, this heart within me burns

Author: Ray Palmer
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Ray Palmer

Ray Palmer (b. Little Compton, RI, 1808; d. Newark, NJ, 1887) is often considered to be one of America's best nineteenth-century hymn writers. After completing grammar school he worked in a Boston dry goods store, but a religious awakening prodded him to study for the ministry. He attended Yale College (supporting himself by teaching) and was ordained in 1835. A pastor in Congregational churches in Bath, Maine (1835-1850), and Albany, New York (1850-1865), he also served as secretary of the American Congregational Union (1865-1878). Palmer was a popular preacher and author, writing original poetry as well as translating hymns. He published several volumes of poetry and hymns, including Sabbath Hymn Book (1858), Hymns and Sacred Pieces (1865… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, this heart within me burns
Author: Ray Palmer
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
Page Scan

Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #320

Page Scan

Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #320

Page Scan

Hymns for the Church on Earth #356

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.