Ambrose Serle

Short Name: Ambrose Serle
Full Name: Serle, Ambrose, 1742-1812
Birth Year: 1742
Death Year: 1812

Serle, Ambrose, a Commissioner in the Government Transport Office, was b. Aug. 30, 1742, and d. Aug. 1, 1812. He published Horae Solitariae: or Essays upon some remarkable Names and Titles of Jesus Christ, &c, 1786. In this work short hymns are appended to some of the articles, and of these, "Jesus commissioned from above" (Redemption), and "Thy ways, O Lord, with wise design" (Providence), have passed into several collections. Serle was also the author of other works. The Rev. E. Bickersteth published Selections from the Works of Ambrose Serle, in 1833.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)



Texts by Ambrose Serle (9)sort iconAsInstances
Discserlek, Uram, tegedetAmbrose Searle (Author)2
Disdain not, O eternal KingAmbrose Searle (Author)3
How sweet on thy bosom to restAmbrose Searle (Author)22
Jesus, commissioned from aboveAmbrose Searle (Author)15
Kindly the Lord appearedAmbrose Searle (Author)10
O strange infirmity, to thinkAmbrose Searle (Author)5
Thy ways, O Lord, with wise designAmbrose Searle (Author)53
Why, when storms around you gatherAmbrose Searle (Author)9
Yes, there is One above who knowsAmbrose Searle (Author)3

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