O land of all earth's lands, the best

Author: Jeremiah Eames Rankin

Pseudonym: R. E. Jeremy. Rankin, Jeremiah Eames, D.D., was born at Thornton, New Haven, Jan. 2, 1828, and educated at Middleburg College, Vermont, and at Andover. For two years he resided at Potsdam, U.S. Subsequently he held pastoral charges as a Congregational Minister at New York, St. Albans, Charlestown, Washington ( District of Columbia), &c. In 1878 he edited the Gospel Temperance Hymnal, and later the Gospel Bells. His hymns appeared in these collections, and in D. E. Jones's Songs of the New Life, 1869. His best known hymn is "Labouring and heavy laden" (Seeking Christ). This was "written [in 1855] for a sister who was an inquirer," was first printed in the Boston Recorder, and then included in Nason's Congregational Hymn Book,… Go to person page >

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First Line: O land of all earth's lands, the best
Author: Jeremiah Eames Rankin
Refrain First Line: Fair freedom's land

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Instances (1 - 18 of 18)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Carmina Sacra #d144
Choice Gospel Songs #d141
Enduring Hymns #d152
Gospel Bells #d101
Gospel Bells #d104
Gospel Bells #d152
Gospel Bells: a collection of new and popular songs for the use of Sabbath schools and gospel meetings #49Page Scan
His Worthy Praise #155Page Scan
Joy to the World: for the Church and Sunday School #333Page Scan
Jubilant Praise: for young people's societies, Sunday Schools, and Church Prayer Meetings #210Page Scan
Service Songs for Young People's Societies, Sunday Schools and Church Prayer Meetings #223Page Scan
Sing His Praise: for the church, Sunday school and all religious assemblies #d148
Songs of Praise and Prayer #d213
Songs of Praise and Prayer : for the Sunday School and Social Meeting #331Page Scan
Sunday School Voices, No.2 #d141
The Anti-Saloon League Song Book #d65
The Endeavor Hymnal: for Young People's Societies, Sunday Schools and Church Prayer Meetings #215Page Scan
The Praise Book for Young People's Societies, Church Prayer Meetings and Sunday Schools #223Page Scan



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