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Sweet Sabbath school, more [most] dear to me

Sweet Sabbath school, more [most] dear to me

Author: C. R. Blackall
Tune: [Sweet Sabbath School! more dear to me]
Published in 28 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Sweet Sabbath School! more dear to me
Than fairest palace dome,
My heart e'er turns with joy to thee,
My own dear Sabbath Home.

Chorus:
Sabbath home! blessed home!
Sabbath home! blessed home!
My heart o'er turns with joy to thee,
My own dear Sabbath Home.

2 Here first my wilful, wand'ring heart,
The way of life was shown,
Here first I sought the better part,
And gained a Sabbath Home. [Chorus]

3 Here Jesus stood with loving voice,
Entreating me to come,
And make of Him my only choice,
In this dear Sabbath Home. [Chorus]

Source: Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #608

Author: C. R. Blackall

Blackall, Christopher Ruby, M.D., born in New York State, 1830, and educated for the medical profession. For 15 years he followed his profession, including service in the army during the civil war. Subsequently he managed, for 14 years, a branch of the Baptist Publication Society, taking at the same time great interest in Sunday School work. He edited the Advanced Bible Lesson Quarterly, for 3 years, and also Our Little Ones. 1. The prize is set before us. Heaven anticipated. This is one of Dr. Blackall's most popular hymns for children. It was written in 1874 for the Sunday School of 2nd Baptist Church, Chicago, Illinois, and set to music by H. R. Palmer. It first appeared in Palmer's Songs of Love for the Bible School, 1874, fro… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sweet Sabbath school, more [most] dear to me
Author: C. R. Blackall
Refrain First Line: Sabbath home, blessed home

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 28 of 28)
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Book of Praise for the Sunday School #211

Choice Gospel Songs #d183

Christ in Song #d514

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Christ in Song #608

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Christian Songs #6

Crowning Theme #d60

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Crystal Gems for the Sabbath School #152

Deseret Sunday School Songs #d207

Gems of Sacred Song for Sunday Schools #d82

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Gems of Song #148

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Hymns and Tunes #156

Hymns for use in Sunday Schools #d39

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Hymns of Praise, with Tunes #243

Our Treasury of Song, for Use in the Emmanuel Baptist Church #d255

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Precious Hymns #145

Pure Gold for the Sunday School #d122

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Royal Hymnal #147

Songs of Love for the Bible School #d128

Songs of the Soul #d136

Songs of the Soul #d150

Sunday School Hymns of the Second Baptist Church ... Germantown #d86

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The Bright Array #100

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The Chautauqua Collection #84

The Children Sing #d128

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The Epworth Hymnal #32

The Imperial Harmony #d246

The Songs of Zion, a Collection of Choice Songs #d178

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Winnowed Songs for Sunday Schools #22

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