[O Word of God incarnate] (Unseld)

[O Word of God incarnate] (Unseld)

Composer: B. C. Unseld (1883)
Published in 3 hymnals


Composer: B. C. Unseld

Benjamin Carl Unseld, 1843-1923 Born: Oc­to­ber 18, 1843, Shep­herd­stown, West Vir­gin­ia. Died: No­vem­ber 19, 1923. Buried: Elm­wood Ceme­te­ry, Shep­herd­stown, West Vir­gin­ia. After leav­ing school at age 14, Un­seld worked as a clerk in a coun­try store. He re­ceived his first mu­sic­al in­struct­ion around age 15, from a com­pan­ion who had at­tend­ed a sing­ing school. He was shown the rep­re­sen­ta­tion of the scale in the old Car­mi­na Sac­ra, and had it sung for him. At the friend’s sug­gest­ion, he got per­mis­sion from his pas­tor to prac­tice on the church or­gan. Since both boys worked, their on­ly chance to prac­tice was af­ter the store closed at 9:00 p.m., and oc­ca… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [O Word of God incarnate] (Unseld)
Composer: B. C. Unseld (1883)
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Incipit: 51134 65511 223
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Go Forward, Christian Soldier

Go forward, Christian soldier,
Beneath His banner true!
The Lord Himself, thy Leader,
Shall all thy foes subdue.
His love foretells thy trials;
He knows thine hourly need;
He can with bread of heaven
Thy fainting spirit feed.

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O Word of God Incarnate

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Alleluia #219

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The Endeavor Hymnal #226

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The School Hymnal #198

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