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Reach Me Thy Hand

Author: Ellen M. H. Gates

Gates, Ellen, née Huntingdon, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, is the author of several popular pieces in the American Mission and Sunday School hymn-books. Of these the following have passed from the American books into Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos:— 1. Come home, come home, you are weary at heart. Invitation. 2. I am now a child of God. Saved through Jesus. 3. I will sing you a song of that beautiful land. Concerning Heaven. 4. O the clanging bells of time. Yearning for Heaven. 5. Say, is your lamp burning, my brother. Watching and Waiting. Concerning her poem which is used as a hymn in America, "If you cannot on the ocean" (Duty), Duffield says her account of its origin is as follows:—"The lines were written upo… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Reach me thy hand, my child
Title: Reach Me Thy Hand
Author: Ellen M. H. Gates

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Chapel Treasures (Christ Chapel Sabbath-School, Lebanon, PA) #245Page Scan
Good as Gold: A New Collection of Sunday School Songs #169Page Scan
Gospel Music #d109
Gospel Music : A Choice Collection of Hymns and Melodies New and Old for Gospel, Revival, Prayer and Social Meetings, Family Worship, etc. #96Page Scan
Royal Hymnal: for the Sunday School #185Page Scan
Select Gems: a choice collection of popular hymns and music for use in prayer meetings, the home and Sunday schools #56Page Scan
Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations: a collection of psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with music for chuch services, prayer and conference meetings, religious conventions, and family worship. #644Page Scan
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