Set My Soul Afire

Set my soul afire, Lord, for Thy holy Word

Author: Gene Bartlett
Published in 7 hymnals

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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 © The Cyber Hymnal™ (  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: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Set my soul afire, Lord, set my soul afire
Notes: Spanish translation: See "Haz arder mi alma en tu ley, Señor" by Adolfo Robleto
Copyright: © 1965. Renewed 1993 Albert E. Brumley & Sons (SESAC)(admin. by ICG)



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #573


Baptist Hymnal 2008 #533

Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #401

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #294

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #421

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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