[I know I love Thee better, Lord] (Hudson)

[I know I love Thee better, Lord] (Hudson)

Composer: R. E. Hudson (1893)
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Composer: R. E. Hudson

Ralph Hudson (1843-1901) was born in Napoleon, OH. He served in the Union Army in the Civil War. After teaching for five years at Mt. Union College in Alliance he established his own publishing company in that city. He was a strong prohibitionist and published The Temperance Songster in 1886. He compiled several other collections and supplied tunes for gospel songs, among them Clara Tear Williams' "All my life long I had panted" (Satisfied). See 101 More Hymn Stories, K. Osbeck, Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1985). Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [I know I love Thee better, Lord] (Hudson)
Composer: R. E. Hudson (1893)
Meter: D
Incipit: 13455 61111 17651
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain


The Half Has Never Yet Been Told

I know I love Thee better, Lord
Than any earthly joy:
For Thou hast given me the peace
Which nothing can destroy.

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