Wouldst thou eternal life obtain

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: Wouldst thou eternal life obtain
Author: Ray Palmer

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Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #212

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #199

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #413

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Laudes Domini #583

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1301

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Songs for the Sanctuary #717

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Songs for the Sanctuary #717

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #717

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Songs of the Church #442

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes #280

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The Church Praise Book #269

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d848

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The New Laudes Domini #589

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