Thy holy day's returning

Thy holy day's returning

Author: Ray Palmer
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Ray Palmer

Ray Palmer (b. Little Compton, RI, 1808; d. Newark, NJ, 1887) is often considered to be one of America's best nineteenth-century hymn writers. After completing grammar school he worked in a Boston dry goods store, but a religious awakening prodded him to study for the ministry. He attended Yale College (supporting himself by teaching) and was ordained in 1835. A pastor in Congregational churches in Bath, Maine (1835-1850), and Albany, New York (1850-1865), he also served as secretary of the American Congregational Union (1865-1878). Palmer was a popular preacher and author, writing original poetry as well as translating hymns. He published several volumes of poetry and hymns, including Sabbath Hymn Book (1858), Hymns and Sacred Pieces (1865… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thy holy day's returning
Author: Ray Palmer

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Christian Praise #2

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #932

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #97

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1156

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New Manual of Praise #80a

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New Manual of Praise #80b

Songs of Christian Praise with Music #d576

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Songs of Praise #294

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes #30

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #1158

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The Praise Hymnary #250

The Saints' Hymnal #d385

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #247

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