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Margaret Mackay   1 comment

Inverness from the Castle

Above:  View of Inverness, Scotland, from the Castle, 1890

Image Source = Library of Congress

Reproduction Number = LC-DIG-ppmsc-07611

Margaret Mackay (1802-1887), daughter of one Royal Army officer and wife and widow of another, wrote prose (both fiction and history) and poetry, including hymns.

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Asleep in Jesus! Blessed Sleep:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/09/01/asleep-in-jesus-blessed-sleep/

Gracious Spirit, From on High:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/09/01/gracious-spirit-from-on-high/

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Posted September 1, 2015 by neatnik2009 in Sources M

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Earl Marlatt   Leave a comment

Methodist Hymnal 1966

Scan by Kenneth Randolph Taylor

Earl Bowman Marlatt (1892-1976) was a U.S. Methodist minister and seminary professor.

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Spirit of Life, in This New Dawn:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/07/27/spirit-of-life-in-this-new-dawn/

No Longer, Lord, Thy Sons Shall Sow:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/07/27/no-longer-lord-thy-sons-shall-sow/

Are Ye Able, Said the Master:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/07/27/are-ye-able-said-the-master/

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Posted July 27, 2015 by neatnik2009 in Sources M

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Robert Murray   1 comment

Flag of Nova Scotia

Above:  Flag of Nova Scotia

Image in the Public Domain

Robert Murray (1832-1910) edited the Presbyterian Witness from 1855 to 1910.

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Sow the Seed Beside All Waters:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/05/31/sow-the-seed-beside-all-waters/

Thou, Lord, Art Our Life and Length of Our Days:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/05/31/thou-lord-art-our-life-and-length-of-our-days/

Jesus, Lord, We Humbly Pray:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/05/31/jesus-lord-we-humbly-pray/

Our Blessed Bond of Union:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/05/31/our-blessed-bond-of-union/

Lord, Thou Lovest the Cheerful Giver:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/05/30/lord-thou-lovest-the-cheerful-giver/

From Ocean Unto Ocean:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/05/30/from-ocean-unto-ocean/

Our Loved Dominion Bless:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/05/30/our-loved-dominion-bless/

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Posted May 31, 2015 by neatnik2009 in Sources M

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John Caspar Mattes   1 comment

Scranton, Pennsylvania 1902

Above:  Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1902

Photographer = T. E. Dillon

H19648 U.S. Copyright Office

Image Source = Library of Congress

Reproduction Number = LC-USZ62-127366

John Caspar Mattes (1876-1948) served as pastor of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Scranton, from 1915 to 1927, and as assistant pastor then as pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Scranton, from 1927 to 1938, before becoming a Professor of Theology at Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque, Iowa, in 1939.  He translated hymns, especially German ones, and served on the committee which produced the Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church (1917).

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The Royal Standard Forward Goes:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/05/16/the-royal-standard-forward-goes/

O Spirit of Life, O Spirit of God:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/05/16/o-spirit-of-life-o-spirit-of-god/

Smite Us Not in Anger, Lord:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/05/16/smite-us-not-in-anger-lord/

Friend of the Weary, O Refresh Us:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/05/16/friend-of-the-weary-o-refresh-us/

Deck Thyself with Joy and Gladness:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2011/04/03/deck-thyself-with-joy-and-gladness/

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Mason City Globe-Gazette, June 18, 1945, page 5

Above:  A Clipping from the Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, Iowa, June 18, 1945, Page 5

Accessed via newspapers.com

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William Mercer   1 comment

Flag of England

Above:  Flag of England

Image in the Public Domain

William Mercer (1811-1873) was an Anglican priest and editor of The Church Psalter and Hymn Book (1857), a volume dedicated to encouraging congregational singing in Church of England parishes

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How Brightly Appears the Morning Star:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2012/12/03/how-bright-appears-the-morning-star/

God Reveals His Presence:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/02/07/god-reveals-his-presence/

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Posted February 7, 2015 by neatnik2009 in Sources M

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Richard Massie   1 comment

Flag of England

Above:  Flag of England

Image in the Public Domain

Richard Massie (1800-1887) translated German hymns.

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Evening and Morning:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2015/01/15/evening-and-morning/

Come, Thou Bright and Morning Star:

https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2012/10/12/come-thou-bright-and-morning-star/

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Posted January 15, 2015 by neatnik2009 in Sources M

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Walter John Mathams   Leave a comment

Union Jack

Above:  The Union Jack

Image in the Public Domain

Walter John Mathams (1853-1931) was a British Baptist (187os-1900) then Presbyterian minister and hymn writer.

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Now in the Days of Youth

Jesus, Friend of Little Children

Christ of the Upward Way

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Posted July 22, 2014 by neatnik2009 in Sources M

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