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羞認主名 (Ashamed of Jesus)

耶穌,到底是否可能?竟然有人羞認你名?(Yēsū, dàodǐ shìfǒu kěnéng? Jìngrán yǒurén xiū rèn nǐ míng?)

Author: J. Grigg
Tune: FEDERAL STREET
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: J. Grigg

Grigg, Joseph, was born in 1728, according to the D. Sedgwick’s Manuscript," but this date seems to be some six or eight years too late. He was the son of poor parents and was brought up to mechanical pursuits. In 1743 he forsook his trade and became assistant minister to the Rev. Thomas Bures, of the Presbyterian Church, Silver Street, London. On the death of Mr. Bures in 1747, he retired from the ministry, and, marrying a lady of property, look up his residence at St. Albans. He died at Walthamstow, Essex, Oct. 29, 1768. As a hymnwriter Grigg is chiefly known by two of his hymns, "Behold a stranger at the door"; and "Jesus, and can it ever be?" His hymnwriting began, it is said, at ten years of age. His published works of various kinds… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: 耶穌,到底是否可能?竟然有人羞認你名?(Yēsū, dàodǐ shìfǒu kěnéng? Jìngrán yǒurén xiū rèn nǐ míng?)
Title: 羞認主名 (Ashamed of Jesus)
English Title: Ashamed of Jesus, that dear friend
Author: J. Grigg
Language: Chinese

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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Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #282

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