Search Me, O God

Long have I tried to still the raging tide

Author: A. H. Ackley
Tune: [Long have I tried to still the raging tide]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Long have I tried to still the raging tide
Title: Search Me, O God
Author: A. H. Ackley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Search me, O God, and know my secret thought
Publication Date: 1912
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Ackley's Gospel Songs #d33

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Hymns of Blessing for the Living Church #196

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