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Speak to Me, Jesus

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

Author: H. L. Gilmour
Tune: [Speak to me, Jesus, I'm far from thy fold]
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: H. 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
Title: Speak to Me, Jesus
Author: H. L. Gilmour
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Speak to me, Jesus, speak from above
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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Cheerful Songs #67

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Precious Hymns #173

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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 Redeeming Love #8

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Songs of the New Life #R8

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Songs of the New Life #66

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Temple Songs #48

The King's Praises No. 3 #d116

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The Quartet #8

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The Silver Trumpet #123

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