Archive for the ‘Sources EF’ Category
Above: Henry Elias Fries, 1917
Image Source = The Winston-Salem Journal, October 9, 1917, page 5
Accessed via newspapers.com
Henry Elias Fries (1857-1949) was an industrialist and civic leader in Salem then Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and a layman of the Moravian Church.
Come Now, O Lord:
Come, Join the Throng on This Glad Day:
Above: The Signature of Harry Webb Farrington
Image Source = Ghpierson
Harry Webb Farrington (1879-1930) was a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church (extant 1784-1939).
O God, Creator, in Whose Hand:
Strong, Righteous Man of Galilee:
Dear Lord, Who Sought at Dawn of Day:
Above: First Unitarian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Image Source = Library of Congress
William Henry Furness (1802-1896) was the pastor the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from 1825 to 1875. He was an advocate for social justice, for he favored the abolition of slavery, opposed racism and antisemitism, and raised funds for African-American schools in the South after the Civil War.
I have found some of his hymns in my collection of hymnals, but one can read more texts here.
Feeble, Hopeless, How Shall I:
In the Morning I Will Raise:
Above: Paul Eber
Image in the Public Domain
Paul Eber (1511-1569) was a German Lutheran theologian and minister, and a disciple of Philipp Melancthon (1497-1560).
To God the Anthem Raising:
When in the Hour of Utmost Need:
Above: Logo of the Moravian Church
Image Scanned from the Cover of My Copy of the Moravian Youth Hymnal (1961)
Frederick William Foster (1760-1835), a British Moravian bishop from 1814, edited the hymnal of 1801, its supplement (1808), and the revised hymnal of 1826. He was also the father-in-law of Peter LaTrobe (1795-1863).
Christian Hearts, in Love United:
O, Exalt and Praise the Lord:
The Springs of Salvation from Christ the Rock Bursting:
God Reveals His Presence:
Jesus, My Highest Treasure:
On Thy Ransomed Congregation:
Thou, Whose Human Life Did For Us Happiness Obtain:
Praise the Lord, Praise the Lord:
Since We, Though Unworthy:
In Mercy, Lord, This Grace Bestow:
Above: Sarah Borthwick Findlater’s Listing in the Index of Authors, Service Book and Hymnal (1958)
Sarah Borthwick Findlater (1823-1907) translated many German hymns into English.
O Happy Home, Where Thou Art Loved:
Rejoice, Rejoice, Believers: