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Hymns / Music :: John Greenleaf Whittier

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John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) Born: December 17, 1807, near Haverhill, Massachusetts.

Died: September 7, 1892, Hampton Falls, New Hampshire.

Buried: Union Cemetery, Haverhill, Massachusetts.

At age 22, Whittier became editor of the American Manufacturer in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1830, he began editing the Haverhill Gazette and the New England Weekly Review (Hartford, Connecticut). In 1835, Whittier was elected to the Massachusetts legislature. From 1847 to 1859, he wrote for The National Era in Washington, DC.

Whittier was influential in the anti-slavery movement, and served as secretary of the American Anti-Slavery Society. When he moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he edited the Pennsylvania Freeman. Mobs attacked him several times because of his views.

Whittier is known as America’s “Quaker poet”; his works include The Panorama, and other Poems, 1856. He also wrote almost 100 hymns.

Hymns:

  1. All as God Wills
  2. All Things Are Thine
  3. Dear Lord and Father of Mankind
  4. God Giveth Quietness at Last
  5. Green Earth Sends Its Incense Up, The
  6. Hast Thou, ’Midst Life’s Empty Noises
  7. I Ask Not Now for Gold to Gild
  8. I Bow My Forehead to the Dust
  9. Immortal Love, Forever Full
  10. It May Not Be Our Lot
  11. May Freedom Speed Onward, Wherever the Blood
  12. Now Is the Seed Time
  13. O Backward Looking Son of Time
  14. O Beauty, Old Yet Ever New
  15. O Brother Man
  16. O Fairest Born of Love and Light
  17. O, He Whom Jesus Loves Has Truly Spoken
  18. O Holy Father, Just and True
  19. O Lord and Master of Us All
  20. O Love! O Life!
  21. O Maker of the Fruits and Flowers
  22. O Not Alone with Outward Sign
  23. O Pure Reformers, Not in Vain
  24. O Sometimes Gleams upon Our Sight
  25. O Thou, at Whose Rebuke the Grave
  26. O Thou, Whose Presence Went Before
  27. O, What Thou Our Feet May Not Tread Where Christ Trod
  28. Our Friend, Our Brother, and Our Lord
  29. Path of Life We Walk Today, The
  30. Shall We Grow Weary in Our Watch?
  31. Sound over All Waters
  32. Sport of the Changeful Multitude
  33. Thine Are All the Gifts, O God
  34. Thou Hast Fallen in Thine Armor
  35. Today, Beneath Thy Chastening Eye
  36. We Faintly Hear, We Dimly See
  37. We See Not, Know Not
  38. We May Not Climb the Heavenly Steeps
  39. When on My Day of Life
  40. Who Fathoms the Eternal Thought
  41. With Silence Only as Their Benediction
  42. Within the Maddening Maze of Things
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The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy of Scripture. Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry.


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