[I've a message from the Lord, Hallelujah] (Ogden)

[I've a message from the Lord, Hallelujah] (Ogden)

Composer: W. A. Ogden (1887)
Published in 52 hymnals

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Composer: W. A. Ogden

William A. Ogden, 1841-1897 Born: Oc­to­ber 10, 1841, Frank­lin Coun­ty, Ohio. Died: Oc­to­ber 14, 1897, To­le­do, Ohio. When Ogden was six years old, his fam­i­ly moved to In­di­a­na. He began stu­dy­ing mu­sic in lo­cal sing­ing schools at age 8, and could read church mu­sic fair­ly well by age 10. A lit­tle la­ter, he could write a mel­o­dy by hear­ing it sung or played. When he was 18, he be­came a chor­ist­er in his home church. At the out­break of the Amer­i­can ci­vil war, Og­den en­list­ed in the 30th In­di­a­na Vol­un­teer In­fant­ry. Duri­ng the war he or­gan­ized a male choir, which be­came well known throug­hout the Ar­my of the Cum­ber­land. After the war, Og­den r… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: W. A. Ogden (1887)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 55111 17655 44321
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Look and Live

I’ve a message from the Lord, hallelujah!
This message unto you I’ll give,
’Tis recorded in His word, hallelujah!
It is only that you “look and live.”

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The Cyber Hymnal #3134
Text: I've a Message from the Lord
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