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O Jesus, youth of Nazareth

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1 O Jesus, youth of Nazareth,
Preparing for the bitter strife,
Wilt Thou impart to every heart
Thy perfect purity of life?

2 O Christ whose words make dear the fields
And hillsides green of Galilee,
Grant us to find with reverent mind
The truth Thou saidst should make us free.

3 O suffering Lord on Calvary,
Whom love led on to mortal pain,
We know Thy cross is not a loss
If we Thy love shall truly gain.

4 O Master of abundant life,
From natal morn to victory’s hour,
We look to Thee; heed Thou our plea,
Teach us to share Thy ageless power.

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal of The Evangelical United Brethren Church #440

Author: Ferdinand Q. Blanchard

Blanchard was born on July 12 in Jersey City, NJ. He attended Amherst College (AB 1898) and Yale Divinity School (BD 1901). He was ordained as a Congregational minister and pastored churches in Southington, Connecticut (1901-04); East Orange, New Jersey (1904-15); and at the Euclid Avenue Congregational Church, Cleveland, Ohio, from 1915 until retirement. He died on July 2, 1966 in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Sources: Hughes, p. 317 Reynolds, p. 253 Stuber, p. 396 NN, Hymnary. Source: http//www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/l/a/blanchard_fq.htm Go to person page >

Tune

EATON (Chadwick)


BROOKFIELD (Southgate)


CANONBURY

Derived from the fourth piano piece in Robert A. Schumann's Nachtstücke, Opus 23 (1839), CANONBURY first appeared as a hymn tune in J. Ireland Tucker's Hymnal with Tunes, Old and New (1872). The tune, whose title refers to a street and square in Islington, London, England, is often matched to Haver…

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