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O leave we all for Jesus

O leave we all for Jesus

Author: W. Hay M. H. Aitken
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: W. Hay M. H. Aitken

Aitken, William Hay Macdowall Hunter, M.A., youngest son of Robert Aitken, sometime Vicar of Pendeen, was born at Liverpool Sep. 21, 1841, and educated at Wadham College, Oxford; B.A. in honours in 1865. He was ordained to the Curacy of St. Jude's, Mildmay Park, N., in 1865; became Incumbent of Christ Church, Everton, Liverpool, in 1871, but he resigned in 1875 in order to devote himself entirely to parochial mission work. He became General Superintendent of the Church Parochial Mission Society in 1877, and Canon Residentiary of Norwich in 1900. He has published twelve volumes of sermons, together with other works. His hymns in common use, mainly in Home Mission Hymn Books, include:— 1. Bow down Thine ear, in mercy hearken. [Penitence… Go to person page >

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First Line: O leave we all for Jesus
Author: W. Hay M. H. Aitken
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