Church of Jesus, Thee We Love

O church of Jesus, thy true sons honor thee

Author: William M. Runyan
Tune: [O church of Jesus, thy true sons honor thee]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: William M. Runyan

Showing early musical promise, William Marion Runyan (b. Marion, NY, 1870; d. Pittsburg, KS, 1957) was a substitute church organist by the age of twelve. He became a Methodist minister in 1891 and served several churches in Kansas but turned to evangelism in 1903; he worked for the Central Methodist Conference for the next twenty years. Following that service, Runyan became pastor at the Federated Church at John Brown University, Sulphur Springs, Arkansas. Editor of Christian Workers Magazine, he also served the Moody Bible Institute and was an editor for Hope Publishing Company until his retirement in 1948. Runyan wrote a number of hymn texts, gospel songs, and hymn tunes. Bert Polman Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O church of Jesus, thy true sons honor thee
Title: Church of Jesus, Thee We Love
Author: William M. Runyan
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Church of Jesus, thee we love
Publication Date: 1918
Copyright: Public Domain

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Songs of the Great Salvation #160

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