Onward to the sea

To a calm and lovely sea

Author: Edwin H. Nevin
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Edwin H. Nevin

Nevin, Edwin Henry, D.D., son of Major David Nevin, was born at Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, May 9, 1814. He graduated in Arts at Jefferson College, 1833; and in Theology at Princeton Seminary, in 1836. He held several pastorates as a Presbyterian Minister from 1836 to 1857; then as a Congregational Minister from 1857 to 1868; and then, after a rest of six years through ill health, as a Minister of the Reformed Church, first at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and then in Philadelphia. Dr. Nevin is the author of several hymns, the more important of which are:— 1. Always with me [us], always with [us] me. Jesus always present. 2. Come up hither, come away. Invitation Heavenward. 3. Happy, Saviour, would I be. Trust. This is given in t… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To a calm and lovely sea
Title: Onward to the sea
Author: Edwin H. Nevin
Refrain First Line: Blow, ye zephyrs, speed my way
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Palm Leaves of Sacred Melody #d38

The Pilgrim's Harp #d254

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