PATMOS (Havergal)

Composer: W. H. Havergal

Havergal, William Henry, M.A, son of William Havergal, was born at High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, 1793, and was educated at St. Edmund's Hall, Oxford (B.A. 1815, M.A. 1819). On taking Holy Orders he became in 1829 Rector of Astley, Worcestershire; in 1842, Rector of St. Nicholas, Worcester; and in 1860, Rector of Shareshill, near Wolverhampton. He was also Hon. Canon in Worcester Cathedral from 1845. He died April 18, 1870. His hymns, about 100 in all, were in many instances written for special services in his own church, and printed as leaflets. Several were included in W. Carus Wilson's Book of General Psalmody, 1840 (2nd ed., 1842); and in Metrical Psalms & Hymns for Singing in Churches, Worcester, Deighton, 1849, commonly known as the W… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: W. H. Havergal
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Incipit: 12365 43345 U1D76 557U1
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Take My Life, and Let It Be

Take my life and let it be
consecrated, Lord, to thee.
Take my moments and my days;
let them flow in endless praise,
let them flow in endless praise.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #453
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #469TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #444TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #685TextPage Scan
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #705a
Lutheran Service Book #783Text
Lutheran Worship #404Text
Singing the Faith #566b
Small Church Music #1363Audio
Small Church Music #4074Audio
Include 13 pre-1979 instances
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