The Missionary's Call

My soul is not at rest, there comes a strange and secret whisper to my spirit

Author: Nathan Brown
Tune: [Chant] (Howe 34455)
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Nathan Brown

Brown, Nathan, D.D., born in New Ipswich, New Hampshire, June 22, 1807, entered the Baptist ministry in.1832, and began his work as a missionary in Burma in 1833, where he translated the New Testament, finishing it in 1848. He returned to America in 1855. He proceeded to Japan in 1872, completed his translation of the New Testament, the first translation in Japanese, in 1879, and died at Yokohama, Jan. 1, 1886. He translated several English hymns for use in India and also, later, for use in Japan, p, 743, i.. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My soul is not at rest, there comes a strange and secret whisper to my spirit
Title: The Missionary's Call
Author: Nathan Brown
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The voice of my departed Lord
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
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Carmina Sanctorum #C[42]

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Hymns of the "Jubilee Harp" #aC11

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Hymns of the Chrisian Life No. 2 #173

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Select Songs No. 2 #224

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Song Sermons for General Use and Special Services #61

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The Baptist Praise Book #1197

The Carol #d69

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The Jubilee Harp #C11

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The Standard Church Hymnal #323

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The Tabernacle Chorus (Trinity ed.) #234

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