Take Time To Be Holy - Willie Nash - Hour Of Hope
Label: Silver Seal - UT-114 • Format: Vinyl LP • Country: US • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Gospel
Take time to be holy, speak oft with thy Lord; abide in him always, and feed on his word. This beloved devotional hymn comes to us from British layman William Dunn Longstaff Since his father was a wealthy ship owner, Longstaff was a person of independent financial means. Due to his generous philanthropy, he was influential in evangelical circles. The Rev. Rees when he left the Anglican priesthood in after disagreements with his rector and bishop.
He married Joyce Burlinson in and together they had seven children. Longstaff Take Time To Be Holy - Willie Nash - Hour Of Hope a number of well-known evangelists such as William Boothfounder of the Salvation Army. In the famous American preacher Dwight L. Moody and his chief musician Ira D. Sankey arrived in England to hold a series of evangelistic meetings.
The financial sponsor for their revivals died, leaving them with meager means to continue. They were desperately seeking funds, and Longstaff came to their rescue, helping to establish a donor base that allowed Moody to hold revivals in London and Scotland. Methodist hymnologist Robert Guy McCutchan notes that Longstaff was inspired by the words of Griffith John, a missionary to China, repeated in a meeting in Keswick, England in the early s.
The hymn text Take Time To Be Holy - Willie Nash - Hour Of Hope in Hymns of Consecrationthe collection of hymns used during the Keswick event. Stebbins to set in Stebbins laid it aside and did not recall it until an evangelistic meeting in India, during which the theme of holiness was explored. Each of the four stanzas begins with the invitation, "Take time to be holy.
The second stanza seeks to be alone with Jesus while "the world rushes on. In stanza three, Jesus becomes the "guide" that we follow and trust. The final stanza suggests that when we "Take time to be holy," our souls become calm. This calmness leads to Jesus' control in our lives. Control manifests itself in "fountains of love. This hymn has appeared in Methodist hymnals in the United States sincereflecting the evangelical roots of Methodism in this country.
Hawn is distinguished professor of church music at Perkins School of Theology. He is also director of the seminary's sacred music program. We may know little of eastern European Christmas carols, but we know even less about carols from Czechoslovakia. The appearance of this tradition. The end is near! At how many doomsayers have we rolled our Che Gelida Manina (La Boheme) - Luciano Pavarotti & Placido Domingo - The Very Best Of Pavarotti & D as we drove past them on a crowded street?
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