Your Supper, Lord, Before Us Spread

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Author: Joseph F. Green, Jr.

Joseph Franklin Green was born in 1924 in Waco, Texas. He obtained a B.S from Texas Wesleyan College, an M.A. from Baylor University and B.D., M.D. and Ph.D. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served in the Army during World War II, and then pastored Baptist churches in Texas and Colorado. For thirty years he was an editor at the Baptist School Board (LifeWay), and wrote many books and articles. He was also editor for the Grand Forks Herald in North Dakota, and then a pastor in the Presbyterian churches in Grandin and Hunter, ND. He died in Nashville in 2013. Dianne Shapiro, from obituary, "The Tennessean, 14 Apr 2013, Sun, p. 86 Go to person page >

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First Line: Thy supper, Lord, before us spread
Title: Your Supper, Lord, Before Us Spread
Author: Joseph F. Green, Jr.
Language: English
Copyright: © 1961. Renewed 1989 Broadman Press (SESAC) (admin. by LifeWay Worship).



Lowell Mason (PHH 96) composed HAMBURG (named after the German city) in 1824. The tune was published in the 1825 edition of Mason's Handel and Haydn Society Collection of Church Music. Mason indicated that the tune was based on a chant in the first Gregorian tone. HAMBURG is a very simple tune with…

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Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #374

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #409

Great Songs of the Church (Revised) #384

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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