Blessed Master, I have promised

Blessed Master, I have promised

Author: Charles A. Dickinson
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1. Blessed Master, I have promised,
Hear my solemn vow;
Take this pledge of mine and seal it
Here and now.

2. Strength of mine is only weakness,
Thine is strength indeed;
Strengthen me in fullest measure
As I need.

3. Let no worldly cares nor pleasures
Call my heart away;
Save me, Lord, and keep me faithful
Day by day.

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal #244

Author: Charles A. Dickinson

Charles Albert Dickinson was born July 4, 1849. He spent the first sixteen years of his life living on his family farm in Westminster, Vermont. He attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, graduating in 1872. He then went on to graduate from Harvard College in 1876 and Andover Seminary in 1879. Dickinson served as pastor of Payson Memorial Church in Portland, Maine and Kirk Street Church in Lowell, Massachusetts before assuming his thirteen-year post at Berkeley Street Church in Boston, MA. in 1887. Under Dickinson's auspices, Berkeley Street Church became Berkeley Temple and greatly expanded its community outreach and so-called "rescue work," including the establishment of New England Kurn Hattin Homes for "homeless and neglecte… Go to person page >

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Author: Charles A. Dickinson

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