The light of Sabbath eve is fading

The light of Sabbath eve is fading

Author: James Edmeston
Published in 49 hymnals

Author: James Edmeston

Edmeston, James, born Sept. 10, 1791. His maternal grandfather was the Rev. Samuel Brewer, who for 50 years was the pastor of an Independent congregation at Stepney. Educated as an architect and surveyor, in 1816 he entered upon his profession on his own account, and continued to practice it until his death on Jan. 7, 1867. The late Sir G. Gilbert Scott was his pupil. Although an Independent by descent he joined the Established Church at a comparatively early age, and subsequently held various offices, including that of churchwarden, in the Church of St. Barnabas, Homerton. His hymns number nearly 2000. The best known are “Lead us, Heavenly Father, lead us” and "Saviour, breathe an evening blessing." Many of his hymns were written for c… Go to person page >

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First Line: The light of Sabbath eve is fading
Author: James Edmeston



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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... #133Page Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #70Page Scan
American Sunday School Psalmody; or, hymns and music, for the use of Sunday-schools and teacher's meetings; with a manual of instruction #195Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes: for those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus. #92Page Scan
Hymns for Schools and Families #d454
Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #110Page Scan
Hymns for Second Advent Believers #d120
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #58Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #40Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #58Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #S40Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1035
Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #305Page Scan
Manual of Devotion: or religious exercises for the morning and evening of each day of the month, for the use of schools and private families #83Page Scan
New Standard Singer #d212
New Standard Singer, Pt. 1-7 #d216
New Union Hymns #369Page Scan
Our Service of Song #d247
Parish Hymns: a collection of hymns for public, social, and private worship; selected and original #481Page Scan
Precious Hymns #140Page Scan
Sabbath School Gems #d110
Sabbath School Gems of Music and Poetry: designed expressly for the Sabbath School #27bPage Scan
Sabbath School Vocalist #d97
Singing Annual for Sabbath Schools #d25
Sunday-School Hymns #370Page Scan
The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #352Page Scan
The American Sabbath School Singing Book: containing hymns, tunes, scriptural selections and chants, for Sabbath schools #82Page Scan
The Baptist Harp: a new collection of hymns for the closet, the family, social worship, and revivals #72Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #855Page Scan
The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d370
The Canadian Warbler #d142
The Centenary Singer: a collection of hymns and tunes popular during the last one hundred years #368Page Scan
The Chorister, and School Harmonist, 1st ed. #d110
The Message Bird #d76
The Mozart Collection of Sacred Music: containing melodies, chorals, anthems and chants, harmonized in four parts; together with the celebrated Christus and Miserere by ZIngarelli #157Page Scan
The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #293Page Scan
The New Village Harmony #d107
The One Key Singer #d45
The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #220Page Scan
The Sabbath Chimes #d249
The Sabbath School Gem #d89
The Sacred Lyre: a new collection of hymns and tunes, for social and family worship #2Page Scan
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #561Page Scan
The Southern Psalmist #d786
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d826
The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d350
The Young Chorister; a collection of new and beautiful tunes, adapted to the use of Sabbath schools, from some of the most distinguished composers; together with many of the author's own compositions #82Page Scan
Union Hymns. Rev. #d366
Union Hymns. Rev. #d376