Wake thee, O Zion, thy mourning is ended

Wake thee, O Zion, thy mourning is ended

Author: Ray Palmer
Published in 17 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: Wake thee, O Zion, thy mourning is ended
Author: Ray Palmer

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Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #72

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #930

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Missionary Hymns #2

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #1161

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1189

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b1153

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1153

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1153

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Songs for the Sanctuary #1153

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1153

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1153

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Songs of the Church #681

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The Christian Hymn Book #1284

The Christian Hymnal #d734

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The Christian Hymnal #470

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #1349

Union Hymns #d429

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