Come, Blessed Lord

Author: William M. Runyan

Showing early musical promise, William Marion Runyan (b. Marion, NY, 1870; d. Pittsburg, KS, 1957) was a substitute church organist by the age of twelve. He became a Methodist minister in 1891 and served several churches in Kansas but turned to evangelism in 1903; he worked for the Central Methodist Conference for the next twenty years. Following that service, Runyan became pastor at the Federated Church at John Brown University, Sulphur Springs, Arkansas. Editor of Christian Workers Magazine, he also served the Moody Bible Institute and was an editor for Hope Publishing Company until his retirement in 1948. Runyan wrote a number of hymn texts, gospel songs, and hymn tunes. Bert Polman 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
Publication Date: 1935
Copyright: Copyright, 1935 by Schuler and Runyan

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Instances

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Devotional Hymns #d277

Devotional Hymns #d282

Devotional Hymns #ad282

Audio

The Service Hymnal #473

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