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Once more we meet to pray

Once more we meet to pray

Published in 19 hymnals

Text Information

First Line: Once more we meet to pray


Once more we meet to pray. [Lent.] We have traced this hymn to Matthew Wilks's enlarged edition of G. Whitefield's Collection of Hymns…Corrected and Enlarged, with some Original Hymns, &c, Lond., 1798, No. 300. It is in 4 stanzas of 4 lines, and headed "Distress." It subsequently appeared in several collections, including the American Baptist Psalmist, 1843; Spurgeon's Our Own Hymn Book, 1866, and others. In Spurgeon the text of stanza iv. is slightly altered. This appears to be one of the ”Original Hymns" named in Wilks's title page, but whether by him or not we cannot say.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



Instances (1 - 19 of 19)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #248Page Scan
Baptist Chorals: a tune and hymn book designed to promote general congregational singing; containing one hundred and sixty four tunes adapted to about four hundred choice hymns #268Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools #7Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d612
Hymns: original and selected, for public and private worship in the Evangelical Lutheran Church (16th rev. ed.) #908Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #908Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #908Page Scan
Jubilant Voices #d136
Manly's Choice #d172
Selah: a collection of psalm and hymn tunes, introits, anthems, chants, motetts, choruses, etc. adapted to the use of classes, private circles, and worship assemblies #169bPage Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #835Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #270.835Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #835Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #724Page Scan
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #562Page Scan
The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book: for social and public worship #540Page Scan
The Devotional Hymn Book #d373
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #480Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #480Page Scan