While in sweet communion feeding

While in sweet communion feeding

Author: Sir Edward Denny
Published in 52 hymnals

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1. While in sweet communion feeding
On this earthly bread and wine,
Savior, may we see Thee bleeding
On the cross, to make us Thine,
On the cross, to make us Thine.

2. Tho' unseen, now be Thou near us;
With the still small voice of love,
Whisp'ring words of peace to cheer us,
Ev'ry doubt and fear remove,
Ev'ry doubt and fear remove.

3. Bring before us all the story
Of Thy life and death of woe;
And, with hopes of endless glory,
Wean our hearts from all below,
Wean our hearts from all below.

Source: The New Christian Hymnal #163

Author: Sir Edward Denny

Denny, Sir Edward, Bart . Sir Edward Denny, son of Sir E. Denny, 4th baronet, of Tralee Castle, County of Kerry, was born 2 Oct., 1796, and succeeded his father in August, 1831. He is a member of the Plymouth Brethren, and has contributed largely to their hymnody. His first publication, in which many of his hymns appeared, was A Selection of Hymns, Lond. Central Tract Depot, 1839. This was followed by Hymns & Poems , Lond., 1848 (third ed., 1870). He has also published several prose works. Many of his hymns are popular, and are in extensive use as:—" A pilgrim through this lonely world"; "Bride of the Lamb, rejoice, rejoice"; “Bright with all His crowns of glory"; “Light of the lonely pilgrim's heart”; "Sweet feast of love d… Go to person page >

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While in sweet communion feeding. Sir E. Denny. [Holy Communion.] First published in his Selection of Hymns, 1839, No. 292, in 2 stanzas of 8 lines. It was repeated in his Hymns and Poems, 1848, and 1870, and has also passed into several collections in Great Britain and America, including Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory, 1872; Hatfield's Church Hymn Book, N. Y., 1872, and others.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances (1 - 52 of 52)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #286Page Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #865Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d1020
Christ in Song #d665
Christ in Song: for all religious services nearly one thousand best gospel hymns, new and old with responsive scripture readings (Rev. and Enl.) #462Page Scan
Christian Hymnal #d541
Christian Worship, a Hymnal. Special ed. #d496
Christian Worship: a hymnal #460
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #808Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #808Page Scan
Crowning Day No. 4 #203TextAudioPage Scan
Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #217Page Scan
Gloria in Excelsis #d765
Gloria in Excelsis #d473
Gospel Hymns #d631
Hymnal, Church of the Brethren #d462
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #908Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #977Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1307
Hymns of Worship and Remembrance #d327
Hymns of Worship: Designed for Use Especially in the Lecture Room, the Prayer Meeting and the Family #335Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #516Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #965Page Scan
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #498Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #1097Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1261
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1094Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1094Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1094Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #1094Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1094Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #634Page Scan
The Bible Hymn Book #d283
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d897
The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for use in social meetings. #440Page Scan
The Centennial Hymnal #d452
The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #368Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #540Page Scan
The Christian hymnal: a collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship; in two parts (Rev.) #503Page Scan
The Christian Hymnist #d598
The Church Hymnal : the Official Hymnal of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ. l3th ed. #d489
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d1017
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #1209Page Scan
The Gospel Praise Book #d516
The New Christian Hymnal #163TextPage Scan
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #1069Page Scan
The People's Hymnal: for use in public and social worship #479Page Scan
The Praise Hymnal #d526
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1118Page Scan
The Standard Church Hymnal #230Page Scan
Worship in the School Room #d184
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #318Page Scan



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