Isaiah Gave the Promise

Author: John Core

John Core (john.core@mail.WVU.edu) is a music librarian at West Virginia University in Morgantown and is also a hymn text writer. He is a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and a life member of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. His hymn texts are published in Shores of Thought and Feeling (Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc., 2000. http://www.reformedworship.org Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Isaiah gave the promise
Title: Isaiah Gave the Promise
Author: John Core
Language: English
Copyright: Scripture adapt. © 2005 John Core

Tune

LANCASHIRE

Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed the tune in 1835 for use at a missions festival at Blackburn, Lancashire, England. For that festival, which celebrated the three-hundredth anniversary of the Reformation in England, the tune was set to Reginald Heber's (PHH 249) “From Greenland's Icy Mountains.”…

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