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[The great Physician now is near] (Stockton)

[The great Physician now is near] (Stockton)

Composer: John H. Stockton (1869)
Published in 144 hymnals

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Composer: John H. Stockton

Stockton, John Hart, a Methodist minister, was born in 1813, and died in 1877. He was a member of the New Jersey Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and the successive pastoral charges that he filled as a member of that Conference are found in the Conference Journal. He was not only a preacher, but a musician and composer of tunes, as well as hymn writer. He published two gospel song books: Salvation Melodies, 1874, and Precious Songs, 1875. Hymn Writers of the Church by Charles Nutter, 1911… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: John H. Stockton (1869)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 55312 34555 13121
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Baptist Hymnal 1991 #188
Text: The Great Physician
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #102
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #2029
Text: The Great Physician
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #415
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #188TextAudioPage Scan
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #578TextPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #102ScoreAudio
Himnos de la Iglesia #213
Hymns of Faith #266TextPage Scan
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #254
Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #609
Small Church Music #2026Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #114
The Cyber Hymnal #2029TextScoreAudio
Include 133 pre-1979 instances
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