[Of Jesus' love that sought me]

[Of Jesus' love that sought me]

Composer: Mrs. C. H. Morris (1912)
Published in 62 hymnals


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Composer: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Of Jesus' love that sought me]
Composer: Mrs. C. H. Morris (1912)
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D with refrain
Incipit: 55176 53451 567
Key: A Major/B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1008
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #6411
Text: Sweeter as the Years Go By
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #58

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1008

Himnos de la Iglesia #52

TextPage Scan

Hymns of Faith #280

Mil Voces para Celebrar #58

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #185

Audio

Small Church Music #2980

The Christian Life Hymnal #289

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6411

Text

Timeless Truths #840

Text

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #67

Include 51 pre-1979 instances
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