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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

(no biographical information available about David William Hodges.) 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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