The gloom of the night adds a charm to the morn

The gloom of the night adds a charm to the morn

Author: David E. Ford
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: David E. Ford

Ford, David Everard, son of a Congregational Minister at Long Melford, was born there on Sept. 13, 1797. He became pastor of the Congregational Church at Lymington, in Oct. 1821; Travelling Secretary to the Congregational Union in 1841; and pastor of Greengate Chapel, Salford, Manchester, in 1843. He died at Bedford, Oct. 23, 1875. Mr. Ford published several works including, Hymns chiefly on the Parables of Christ, 1828. From this is taken, (1) "Earthly joys no longer please us" (Heaven Anticipated). (2) "How vain is all beneath the skies" (Heaven Anticipated). These are in American common use. See Hymns of the Church, 1869, and Laudes Domini, 1884. Another of his hymns in common use from the same work, p. 107, is:—"Almighty Father, heave… Go to person page >

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First Line: The gloom of the night adds a charm to the morn
Author: David E. Ford

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #681

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A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #117

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A Selection of Sacred Songs: for the use of schools and academies #117

Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d284

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Sacred Poetry #372

Songs for the School Room #d112

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