[So near to the kingdom! yet what dost thou lack?]

[So near to the kingdom! yet what dost thou lack?]

Composer: Robert Lowry
Published in 7 hymnals


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Composer: Robert Lowry

Robert Lowry was born in Philadelphia, March 12, 1826. His fondness for music was exhibited in his earliest years. As a child he amused himself with the various musical instruments that came into his hands. At the age of seventeen he joined the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, and soon became an active worker in the Sunday-school as teacher and chorister. At the age of twenty-two he gave himself to the work of the ministry, and entered upon a course of study at the University of Lewisburg, Pa. At the age of twenty-eight he was graduated with the highest honors of his class. In the same year of his graduation, he entered upon the work of the ministry. He served as pastor at West Chester, Pa., 1851-1858; in New York City, 1859-1861;… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [So near to the kingdom! yet what dost thou lack?]
Composer: Robert Lowry
Incipit: 55345 53212 35667
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6164
Text: So Near to the Kingdom
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Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
Audio

Small Church Music #6664

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6164

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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