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Oh, Vinde Adorar!

Author, stanzas 1, 2: Henry Maxwell Wright

Born in Lisbon, 7 December 1849 to English parents who were Christians. He returned to England and worked in business. After helping Dwight Moody in evangelism campaigns in England in 1874 and 1875 he abandoned his business career and became an evangelist in England and Scotland. He returned to Portugal on several occasions for evangelism meetings and wrote many hymns in Portuguese. Go to person page >

Author, stanza 3: David William Hodges

David William Hodges was born in Kansas City, Missouri, December 22, 1942. He has music degrees (B.A., M.A. in voice) from Central Missouri State College (Warrensburg, MO) and a Master's degree in religious education from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Kansas City, MO) and studied in the doctoral program at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Fort Worth, TX). After serving several churches in Missouri, Florida and Texas, he and his family were appointed as missionaries to Brazil under the Foreign (now International) Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. They served from 1980 until retirement in 2010, principally as a professor of voice and conducting in three different Baptist seminaries. He was a member of the… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Oh, vinde adorar o excelso e bom Deus
Title: Oh, Vinde Adorar!
Portuguese Title: Oh, Vinde Adorar!
Author, stanzas 1, 2: Henry Maxwell Wright (1898)
Author, stanza 3: David William Hodges (1989)
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: Copyright of the translation, stanza 3, 1990 David W. Hodges. Used by permission.

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WAREHAM (Knapp)

William Knapp (b. Wareham, Dorsetshire, England, 1698; d. Poole, Dorsetshire, 1768) composed WAREHAM, so named for his birthplace. A glover by trade, Knapp served as the parish clerk at St. James's Church in Poole (1729-1768) and was organist in both Wareham and Poole. Known in his time as the "coun…

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