Come, Blessed Lord

When, O when art thou coming

Author: William M. Runyan
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: William M. Runyan

William M. Runyan (1870-1957) was an Christian composer from the United States who wrote the music to the well-known hymn "Great Is Thy Faithfulness." William Marion Runyan was born in Marion, New York in 1870 to a Methodist minister Rev. William White and his wife Hannah (Orcutt) Runyan. As a youth, Runyan served as a church organist and graduated from Marion High School in Marion, Kansas. Runyan attended Northwestern University for three years from 1895 to 1898 and was ordained as a Methodist minister at age twenty-one and then pastored various congregations in Kansas. Starting in 1915 Runyan began writing gospel songs with the encouragement of D.B. Towner of the Moody Bible Institute. In 1923 Runyan moved from Wichita to Chicago. From… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When, O when art thou coming
Title: Come, Blessed Lord
Author: William M. Runyan
Refrain First Line: Come at the dawn of the morning

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Devotional Hymns #d277
Devotional Hymns #d282
Devotional Hymns #ad282
The Service Hymnal, compiled for the General Use in All Religious Services ... #d450
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