The Christmas tree

We're a Christian band, around we stand

Author: Russell S. Cook
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Russell S. Cook

Cook, Russell Sturgis, born at New Marlborough, Mass., March 6, 1811, was educated for the Congregational Ministry, and married a daughter of Dr. Caesar Malan, of Geneva. From 1839 to 1856 he was one of the Secretaries of the American Tract Society. He was the originator of its system of colportage. Subsequently he became Secretary of the New York Sabbath Committee. He also edited the American Messenqer. He died at Pleasant Valley, New York, Sept. 4, 1864. His hymn:— Just as thou art, without one trace. Invitation, was published in the American Messenger, March, 1850, in. 6 stanzas of 4 lines. It was written as a companion hymn to Miss Elliott's "Just as I am, without one plea," and was sent by the author to her. It was soon adopted by e… Go to person page >

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First Line: We're a Christian band, around we stand
Title: The Christmas tree
Author: Russell S. Cook



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