Ide, George Barton, D.D., Baptist Minister, was born at Coventry, Vermont, in 1806; educated at Middlebury College, Vermont; was pastor successively at Boston, Philadelphia, and Springfield, Massachusetts, and died in 1872. He edited the Baptist Harp, Philadelphia, 1849. To that work he contributed 9 hymns. Of these, "Son of God, our glorious Head" (On behalf of ministers) is still in common use.
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MANOAH was first published in Henry W. Greatorex's Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1851). This anthology (later editions had alternate titles) contained one of the best tune collections of its era and included thirty-seven original compositions and arrangements by compiler Greatorex as well as m…
Display Title: Vouchsafe, O Lord,Thy Presence NowFirst Line: Vouchsafe, O Lord, Thy presence nowTune Title: MANOAHAuthor: George B. IdeMeter: CMSource: The Baptist Harp (Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society, 1849)