STEAD

STEAD

Composer: Samuel M. Bixby (1899)
Published in 2 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Samuel M. Bixby

Samuel M. Bixby was born on May 27, 1833 in Ha­ver­hill, New Hamp­shire. His com­pa­ny, S. M. Bixby & Company, man­u­factured shoe black­ings and shoe dress­ings, but mu­sic was his pas­sion. He was al­so a Sun­day school su­per­in­ten­dent and choir lead­er. He died on March 11, 1912 in Ford­ham, New York. His works in­clude: Church and Home Hym­nal, cir­ca 1893 Evangel Songs, cir­ca 1894 Gloria Deo: A Col­lec­tion of Hymns and Tunes for Pub­lic Wor­ship in All De­part­ments of the Church (New York: Funk & Wag­nalls Com­pa­ny, 1901) NN, Hymnary. Source: http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/i/x/bixby_sm.htm  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Samuel M. Bixby (1899)
Meter: 8s. & 7s.

Texts

'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus

'Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus,
and to take him at his word;
just to rest upon his promise,
and to know, "Thus saith the Lord."

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The Praise Book for Young People's Societies, Church Prayer Meetings and Sunday Schools #61

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