SAMARIA (Bullinger)

SAMARIA (Bullinger)

Composer: E. W. Bullinger (1887)
Published in 5 hymnals


Composer: E. W. Bullinger

Ethelbert William Bullinger DD United Kingdom 1837-1913. Born in Canterbury, he was an Anglican clergyman, Biblical scholar, and ultradispensationalist theologian and writer. Educated at King's College, London, he became a good organist, singer, and composer. He married Emma Dobson, 13 years his senior, and they had two sons. In 1861 he began as Associate Curate to the parish of St. Mary Magdelene, Bermondsey, and was ordained as priest in the Church of England in 1862. He served as parish curate in Tittleshall until 1866, then Notting Hill until 1869, them Leytonstone to 1870, and finally Walthamstow, until becoming Vicar of the new parish of St. Stephen's in 1874. He resigned his vicarage in 1888. In 1867 he was clerical secretary… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: SAMARIA (Bullinger)
Composer: E. W. Bullinger (1887)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Incipit: 34516 15312 35432
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Wandering child, the door is open

Call Them In!

Call them in! the poor, the wretched,
Sin-stained wanderers from the fold;
Peace and pardon freely offer!
Can you weigh their worth with gold?
Call them in! the weak, the weary,
Laden with the doom of sin;
Bid them come and rest in Jesus!
He is waiting: call them in!

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There's a Wideness in God's Mercy

Instances

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Gloria #113

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #407a

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Hymns of the Centuries #113

The Book of Common Praise #799b

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The Haverford School Hymnal #179

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