Sinner, come, 'Mid thy gloom

Sinner, come, 'Mid thy gloom

Author: Thomas Hastings
Tune: INVITATION (11711)
Published in 42 hymnals

Author: Thomas Hastings

Hastings, Thomas, MUS. DOC., son of Dr. Seth Hastings, was born at Washington, Lichfield County, Connecticut, October 15, 1784. In 1786, his father moved to Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y. There, amid rough frontier life, his opportunities for education were small; but at an early age he developed a taste for music, and began teaching it in 1806. Seeking a wider field, he went, in 1817, to Troy, then to Albany, and in 1823 to Utica, where he conducted a religious journal, in which he advocated his special views on church music. In 1832 he was called to New York to assume the charge of several Church Choirs, and there his last forty years were spent in great and increasing usefulness and repute. He died at New York, May 15, 1872. His aim was the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sinner, come, 'Mid thy gloom
Author: Thomas Hastings

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Sinner, come. 'Mid thy gloom. Lent. In T. Hastings's Spiritual Songs, 1831, No. 278. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Asaph: or, The Choir Book #d235

Hymns for Schools and Families #d425

Jubilant Voices #d158

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Revival Hymns #50

Select Melodies, comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use #d205

Songs for the New Life #d567

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad978

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #508

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #508

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #508

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #508

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #508

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Songs of Glory : For Sunday Schools, Churches and The Social Circle #71

The Canadian Warbler #d130

The Christian Hymnal #d600

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The Gospel Singer: for Sabbath schools, etc. #91

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The Minstrel of Zion: a book of religious songs, accompanied with appropriate music, chiefly original #35

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The New Golden Censer: a musical offering to the sabbath schools #19

The Olive Branch #d128

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The Palm: a collection of sacred music, for choirs, singing schools and conventions #227a

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The Standard Church Hymnal #362

The Tabernacle #d274

The Vestry Harp #d165

The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d416

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