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Set My Soul Afire

Set my soul afire, Lord, for Thy holy Word

Author: Gene Bartlett
Tune: SCALES
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Gene Bartlett

Gene Bartlett was born on May 4, 1918 in Greenwood, Arkansas. He was the son of songwriter Eugene Bartlett, Sr. and was educated at John Brown University (BA), & Oklahoma Baptist University (BM, honorary DMus). He served as minister of music at three Baptist churches in Arkansas; at Trinity Baptist Church, Oklahoma City (1947-54); and Director of Church Music for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (1954). He was inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame in 2000. He died on July 10, 1988, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Sources: Hustad, pp. 202-03 http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/a/r/t/bartlett_em_jr.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Set my soul afire, Lord, for Thy holy Word
Title: Set My Soul Afire
Author: Gene Bartlett
Meter: 11.11.11.11 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Set my soul afire, Lord, set my soul afire
Copyright: © Copyright 1965. Renewed 1993 Albert E. Brumley & Sons (SESAC)(admin. by ICG)

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #573Audio
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #533
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #401
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #294
The New National Baptist Hymnal #425
Include 1 pre-1979 instance



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