Lord, thou hast taught our hearts to glow

Lord, thou hast taught our hearts to glow

Author: Ray Palmer
Tune: ST. LEONARD (Hiles)
Published in 14 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 >

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First Line: Lord, thou hast taught our hearts to glow
Author: Ray Palmer
Refrain First Line: All thy dear will would we fulfill
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 14 of 14)

Carmina for Social Worship #d151

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Carmina for the Sunday School and Social Worship #206

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Christian Praise #460

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #860

Songs for the Lord's House #d241

Songs for the New Life #d379

Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d311

Songs of Praise and Prayer #d172

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Songs of Praise and Prayer #223

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Songs of the Christian Life #361

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The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #548

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The Church Hymnary #712

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The Palm #133

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d520

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