What Purpose Burns

What purpose burns within our hearts

Author: Minot Judson Savage (1905)
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Minot Judson Savage

Savage, Minot Judson, D.D., was born at Norridgewock, Maine, June 10, 1841, and educated at Bangor Seminary, where he graduated in 1864. From 1867 to 1873 he was a Congregational Minister, and then he joined the Unitarians, and has now (1900) a charge in Boston. He has published several works, including Poems, Boston, 1882. He also edited, with H. M. Dow, Sacred Songs for Public Worship, Boston, 1883, to which he contributed 46 original hymns. In hymnals other than this, of his hymns the following are in common use:— 1. Dost thou hear the bugle sounding. Consecration to Duty. 2. Father, we would not dare to change Thy purpose, &C. Prayer. 3. 0 God Whose law is in the sky.… Go to person page >

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First Line: What purpose burns within our hearts
Title: What Purpose Burns
Author: Minot Judson Savage (1905)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

FEDERAL STREET

Henry Kemble Oliver (b. Beverly, MA, 1800; d. Salem, MA, 1885) composed FEDERAL STREET in 1832, possibly as an imitation of earlier psalm tunes in long meter. He took it to a music class taught by Lowell Mason (who may have contributed to the harmony); Mason (PHH 96) published it in his Boston Acade…

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[What purpose burns within our hearts]


ARIZONA (Earnshaw)


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Instances

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Hymns in Harmony with Modern Thought #2

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Sacred Songs For Public Worship #3

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Sacred Songs For Public Worship #3

Songs of Light #27

Standard Church Hymns and Gospel Songs #d352

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The Fellowship Hymn Book #94

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The Fellowship Hymn Book #94

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The Hymnal for Young People #187

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Victorious Service Songs #73

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