Meekly in Jordan's holy stream

Meekly in Jordan's holy stream

Author: Samuel Francis Smith
Published in 41 hymnals

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1 Meekly in Jordan's holy stream
The great Redeemer bowed;
Bright was the glory's sacred beam
That hushed the wondering crowd.

2 Thus God descended to approve
The deed that Christ had done;
Thus came the emblematic Dove,
And hovered o'er the Son.

3 So, blessed Spirit, come to-day
To our baptismal scene:
Let thoughts of earth be far away,
And every mind serene.

5 This day we give to holy joy;
This day to heaven belongs:
Raised to new life, we will employ
In melody our tongues.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #481

Author: Samuel Francis Smith

Smith, Samuel Francis, D.D., was born in Boston, U.S.A., Oct. 21, 1808, and graduated in arts at Harvard, and in theology at Andover. He entered the Baptist ministry in 1832, and became the same year editor of the Baptist Missionary Magazine. He also contributed to the Encyclopaedia Americana. From 1834 to 1842 he was pastor at Waterville, Maine, and Professor of Modern Languages in Waterville College. In 1842 he removed to Newton, Massachusetts, where he remained until 1854, when he became the editor of the publications of the Baptist Missionary Union. With Baron Stow he prepared the Baptist collection known as The Psalmist, published in 1843, to which he contributed several hymns. The Psalmist is the most creditable and influential of… Go to person page >

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A Collection of Evergreen Hymns, for All the People. New ed. #d86
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #579Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #289Page Scan
Bible School Echoes, and Sacred Hymns #d114
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d545
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #249Page Scan
Christian Praise: hymns and tunes for the use of the Baptist churches #183Page Scan
Dyer's Psalmist: A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs for the use of Baptist Churches (Rev. & Corrd. ed.) #185Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #467Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d689
In Excelsis: hymns with tunes for Christian worship #650Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #421Page Scan
Revival Songs : a new collection of hymns and spiritual songs for closet and family worship, prayer, conference, revival and protracted meetings #113Page Scan
Revival Songs. 4th ed. #d162
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1047Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Praise Book #d306
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #775Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #264.775Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1471Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #775Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #1120Page Scan
The Baptist Hymnal, for Use in the Church and Home #532Page Scan
The Baptist Hymnal. Shaped notes ed. #d357
The Baptist Praise Book #751Page Scan
The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for use in social meetings. #423Page Scan
The Centennial Hymnal #d238
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #384Page Scan
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d541
The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book: for social and public worship #439Page Scan
The Devotional Hymn Book #d291
The National Baptist Hymn Book #d338
The National Baptist Hymnal: arranged for use in churches, Sunday schools, and young people's socieities (5th ed. Rev.) #498Page Scan
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #1021Page Scan
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #808Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #808Page Scan
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #503Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d632
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1083Page Scan
The South Western Psalmist #d238
The Standard Church Hymnal #415Page Scan
The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #481TextPage Scan



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