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VENI (Elliott)

VENI (Elliott)

Composer: E. S. Elliott
Published in 6 hymnals


Composer: E. S. Elliott

Elliott, Emily Elizabeth Steele, third daughter of the late Rev. E. B. Elliott, of Brighton, author of the Horae Apocalypticae was born at Brighton, and now [1887] lives in London. She has contributed hymns, some of which have obtained wide acceptance, to the choir manuals, and Additional Hymns, 1866 (Nos. 8, 34) for use in St. Mark's Church, Brighton; to the Church Missionary Juvenile Instructor, which she edited for six years. Her Chimes of Consecration, a volume of 70 hymns and poems, was published in 1873, and her Chimes for Daily Service in 1880. The latter contains 71 hymns in two parts. The second part of 48 hymns is also published separately as Under the Pillow, for use as a cheap large type hymn-book (with corresponding tune-book)… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: VENI (Elliott)
Composer: E. S. Elliott
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 34531 23432 33432
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Thou didst leave thy throne

Thou didst leave Thy throne and Thy kingly crown,
When Thou camest to earth for me;
But in Bethlehem's home was there found no room
For Thy holy nativity.
O come to my heart, Lord Jesus,
There is room in my heart for Thee.

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #105

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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