Lord, I desire to live as one Who bears a blood-bought name

Lord, I desire to live as one Who bears a blood-bought name

Author: Charitie Lees Bancroft
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Charitie Lees Bancroft

Bancroft, Charitie Lees, née Smith, daughter of the Rev. Sidney Smith, D.D., Rector of Drumragh, County Tyrone, Ireland; was born at Bloomfield, Merrion, in the county of Dublin, June 21,1841; and married, in 1869, to Arthur E. Bancroft. Her hymns have appeared in periodicals, Lyra Britannica, Bishop Ryle's Spiritual Songs, and other collections, and also as leaflets.   The following have come into common usage:— 1.  O for the [a] robes [robe] of whiteness.   Heaven desired.    This favorite children's hymn was 1st pub. as a leaflet in 1860.    In 1867 it was included in Lyra Britannica, and thence has passed into several collections in Great Britain and America. 2.  The King of glory standeth.   Christ the Saviour.   … Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, I desire to live as one Who bears a blood-bought name
Author: Charitie Lees Bancroft
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Lord, I desire to live as one. Charitie L. Bancroft, [Holiness desired.] In Spurgeon's Our Own Hymn Book, 1866, this hymn is given in 4 stanzas of | 4 lines, and dated 1861. This text is also in other collections. In her Within the Veil, 1867, Mrs. Bancroft gives it as the last hymn in the volume, in 6 stanza of 4 lines, with a note saying that the hymn was revised for that work. In this text the additional stanzas are v., vii. [William T. Brooke]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances

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Gospel Hymns #d310
Hymns of the Higher Life #133Page Scan
Redeemer's Praise: for the Sunday-school, church and family #104Page Scan
Sunday School Songs: a Treasury of Devotional Hymns and Tunes for the Sunday School #40Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #609Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #135.609Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #609Page Scan
The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d268



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