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[In tenderness He sought me] (Gordon)

[In tenderness He sought me] (Gordon)

Composer: Adoniram J. Gordon (1894)
Published in 43 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Adoniram J. Gordon

Adoniram J. Gordon (b. New Hampton, NH, 1836; d. Boston, MA, 1895) was educated at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, and Newton Theological Seminary, Newton, Massachusetts. After being ordained in 1863, he served the Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, and the Clarendon Street Baptist Church, Boston. A close friend of Dwight L. Moody, he promoted evangelism and edited The Service of Song for Baptist Churches (1871) as well as The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book (1872). Both Gordon College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary are named after Gordon. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [In tenderness He sought me] (Gordon)
Composer: Adoniram J. Gordon (1894)
Incipit: 55112 17121 23155
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Organ Solo

  • The Gospel Organist Volume Six: Gospel-Song Arrangements Suitable for Preludes, Offertories, Specials
    Composer/Editors Harold H. DeCou; Adoniram J. Gordon
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1982) pp. 53
  • Gospel Hymn Medleys No. 1
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1973) pp. 2


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #878
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #3008
Text: In Tenderness He Sought Me
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #878


Glaubenslieder #336

Himnos de la Iglesia #199

Hinário para o Culto Cristão #169

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Hymns of Faith #174

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #173

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Sing Joyfully #331


Small Church Music #477


The Cyber Hymnal #3008

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ترانيم الإيمان #115

تسابيح المحبة #133

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #183

Include 31 pre-1979 instances
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