Hartzler, Henry Burns. (York County, Pennsylvania, March 23, 1840--1920). Evangelical. Licensed 1869, pastor Trinity Church, York Penn., in 1873-1874; editor of The Messenger in 1870s and 1880s; taught Bible in Mt. Hermon school, Northfield, Massachusetts. Was associated with D.L. Moody. Went with the United Evangelical CHurch in the schism, was editor of its Evangel 1894-1902. Editor of and hymn-contributor to Evangelischer Gesangbuch and Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church. Bishop of that denomination 1902-1910. Most famous hymn was "Go and seek the lost and dying."
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Display Title: Like A Star Of The Morning (My Precious Bible)First Line: Like a star of the morning in its beautyTune Title: [Like a star of the morning in its beauty]Author: Henry Burns HartzlerSource: Heavenly Carols by Isaiah Baltzell and Edmund Lorenz (Dayton: W. J. Shuey, 1878)