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WARREN (Longacre)

WARREN (Longacre)

Composer: Lindsay B. Longacre
Published in 1 hymnal


Composer: Lindsay B. Longacre

Lindsay Bartholomew Longacre was born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, on January 26, 1870, the son of Orleans and Rachel (Bartholomew) Longacre. Longacre wanted to become a musician, but pursuant to his father’s wishes, he attended the Columbia University School of Mines and was graduated from there with a degree in mining engineering in 1892. Following a call to the ministry, he attended Drew Theological Seminary, where he received a B.D. degree in 1896, and was subsequently ordained a minister in the Methodist Church that same year. From 1896-1910, Rev. Longacre served several small churches in the New York Conference. These included Glenville, St. Luck, Madison Avenue (later called Christ Methodist after a move to a new location), F… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Lindsay B. Longacre
Meter: 6.6.11.6.6.11
Incipit: 13332 13553 6
Key: D Major

Texts

Come Down, O Love Divine

Come down, O Love divine,
seek thou this soul of mine,
and visit it with thine own ardor glowing;
O Comforter, draw near,
within my heart appear,
and kindle it, thy holy flame bestowing.

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