Speak to me, Jesus, I'm far from thy fold

Speak to me, Jesus, I'm far from thy fold

Author: Henry L. Gilmour
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Henry L. Gilmour

Henry Lake Gilmour United Kingdom 1836-1920. Born at Londonderry, Ireland, he emigrated to America as a teenager, thinking he wanted to learn navigation. When he reached the U.S., he arrived in Philadelphia and decided to seek his fortune in America. He started working as a painter, then served in the American Civil War, where he was captured and spent several months in Libby Prison, Richmond, VA. He married Letitia Pauline Howard in 1858. After the war he trained as a dentist and did that for many years. In 1869 he moved to Wenonah, NJ, and helped found the Methodist church there in 1885. He served as Sunday school superintendent and, for four decades, directed the choir at the Pittman Grove Camp Meeting, also working as song leade… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Speak to me, Jesus, I'm far from thy fold
Author: Henry L. Gilmour
Refrain First Line: Speak to me, Jesus, speak from above
Copyright: Public Domain

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Radiant Songs #133

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 3 #133

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Songs of the New Life with Songs of Redeeming Love Combined #66

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Temple Songs (Seaside ed.) #48

The King's Praises No. 3 #d116

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The Silver Trumpet #123

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