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Seek the Lord, Whose Willing Presence

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Source: Moravian Book of Worship #780
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Author: Carl P. Daw, Jr.

The Reverend Carl P. Daw, Jr. Curator of Hymnological Collections Adjunct Professor of Hymnology B.A. Rice University M.A. University of Virginia M.Div. University of the South Ph.D. University of Virginia D. D. Virginia Theological Seminary The Reverend Dr. Carl P. Daw Jr., is an Episcopal priest and writer who served as the Executive Director of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada from 1996 to 2009, while this ecumenical and international organization had its headquarters at Boston University School of Theology. Dr. Daw continues as an Adjunct Professor of Hymnology in the Master of Sacred Music program and acts as the Curator of the Hymnological Collections in the STH Library. In addition to his experience… Go to person page >

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First Line: Seek the Lord, whose willing presence
Title: Seek the Lord, Whose Willing Presence
Author: Carl P. Daw, Jr.
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Language: English
Copyright: © 1990 by Hope Publishing Company. All rights reserved. Used by permission

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RESTORATION

ARISE is an anonymous American folk melody. Set to "Mercy, O Thou Son of David," the tune was published in William Walker's (PHH 44) Southern Harmony (1835) with the title RESTORATION. Its name was changed to ARISE (after the refrain in the ballad about the prodigal son) when it was set to Hart's te…

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