H. L. Gilmour

H. L. Gilmour
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Short Name: H. L. Gilmour
Full Name: Gilmour, H. L. (Henry Lake), 1836-1920
Birth Year: 1836
Death Year: 1920

Henry Lake Gilmour United Kingdom 1836-1920. Born at Londonderry, Ireland, he emigrated to America as a teenager, thinking he wanted to learn navigation. When he reached the U.S., he arrived in Philadelphia and decided to seek his fortune in America. He started working as a painter, then served in the American Civil War, where he was captured and spent several months in Libby Prison, Richmond, VA. He married Letitia Pauline Howard in 1858. After the war he trained as a dentist and did that for many years. In 1869 he moved to Wenonah, NJ, and helped found the Methodist church there in 1885. He served as Sunday school superintendent and, for four decades, directed the choir at the Pittman Grove Camp Meeting, also working as song leader at camp meetings in Mountain Lake Park, MD, and Ridgeview Park, PA. He was an editor, author, and composer. He edited and/or published 25 gospel song books, along with John Sweney, J Lincoln Hall, John J Hood, Howard Entwistle, Joshua Gill, E L Hyde, Milton S Rees and William J Kirkpatrick. He died in Delair, NJ, after a buggy accident.

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Texts by H. L. Gilmour (72)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A stream from Calvary's summit rollsH. L. G. (Author)7
All glory to Jesus, I'll sing a glad songHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
All glory to the bleeding LambHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
Arm for the battle of gloryH. L. G. (Author (chorus))2
Away from friends, from home, and GodH. L. G. (Author)2
By the cross we conquerHenry L. Gilmour (Author)3
Centinelas del MaestroHenry L. Gilmour (1836-1920) (Author)Spanish3
Come back to me, I long to see your faceH. L. G. (Author)3
Come, now to Jesus, he's present to blessHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
Come, sinners, to the gospel feast, Let every soul be Jesus' guestH. L. G. (Author (chorus))English16
Come to Jesus, wanderer, comeHenry L. Gilmour (Author)English4
Einst schwankte mein Herz auf dem stürmischen MeerHenry L. Gilmour (Author)German1
Estando en miserias y mal pertinazH. L. Gilmour (Cho. by)Spanish2
For Christ and the Church, is the watchword todayHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
From every stormy wind that blowsH. L. G. (Author (chorus))English1
God loved poor sinners, and sent his SonHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son (Gilmour)H. L. Gilmour (Author)English6
Hark, hark! for the sound of a trumpetH. L. Gilmour (Author (refrain))2
Have you heard the invitation to the gospel feastH. L. G. (Author (chorus))English1
Have you heard, when sad and wearyHenry L. Gilmour (Author)3
He leadeth me: O blessed thought!J. H. Gilmour (Author)English2
How restless the soul of the wanderer from JesusHenry L. Gilmour (Author)English11
I am walking with my Savior in companionshipH. L. G. (Author (chorus))1
I had heard the gospel call, offering pardon free for allHenry L. Gilmour (Author (v. 4))English6
I have surrendered to the LordHenry L. Gilmour (Author)7
I heard a voice in tones of loveH. L. G. (Author (chorus))1
I know a fountain deep and wideHenry L. Gilmour (Author)3
I praise the Lord, when full of sinH. L. G. (Author)5
I sought for the blessing of pardonH. L. G. (Author)4
I'm all surrendered to the LordHenry L. Gilmour (Author)3
I'm lost, I'm lost, the echo seems so sadHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
I'm sinking in the sea of sinHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
It's when I meet the [my] risen LordHenry L. Gilmour (Author)English7
Jesus in thy tender loveHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
Jesus stood on the shore when the morning cameHenry L. Gilmour (Author)English14
Just as I am, without one pleaH. L. G. (Author (Chorus))English1
Let my gaze be fixed on TheeHenry L. Gilmour (Author)English14
Let us go and possess the landHenry L. Gilmour (Author)5
Long weary years in sin I wanderedDr. H. L. Gilmour (Author)2
Lord, we come before thee nowH. L. G. (Arranger)English1
Lost in sight of homeHenry L. Gilmour (Author)6
'Mid the toil and the battle I think of my homeH. L. G. (Author (chorus))English4
Min sj'l drefs omkring somHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
My heart was distressed 'neath Jehovah's dread frownH. L. G. (Author (chorus))English65
My soul in sad exile was out on life's seaHenry L. Gilmour (Author)English298
O my heart is full of laughterH. L. Gilmour (Author (chorus))English2
O shipwrecked soul, far out on sin's dark waveH. L. G. (Author)4
O sinner, come, there's pardon freeH. L. Gilmour (Author)2
Our Lamb is slain, the paschal LambH. L. G. (Author)English7
Speak to me, Jesus, I'm far from thy foldH. L. G. (Author)English9
Sweet is my hiding placeH. L. G. (Author (chorus))1
Tan triste y tan lejos de Dios me sentíH. L. Gilmour (Author)Spanish7
Tell me, O tell me of JesusHenry L. Gilmour (Author)3
The banquet hall is richly spreadHenry L. Gilmour (Author)English3
The gleaming spires of Beulah landDr. H. L. Gilmour (Author)3
The Savior died for meHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
The sweetest song my heart e'er sungH. L. G. (Author)4
There's not a bird that wings its flightHenry L. Gilmour (Author)3
This life is a warfare, the foe every evilHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
Though the fig tree shall not blossom (Gilmour)H. L. G. (Author)2
Victory shall be ours through JesusHenry L. Gilmour (Author)English3
Walk ye in the old paths, that your fathers trodH. L. G. (Author (Chorus))1
Wanderer, come, O come to JesusHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
Watchman, blow the gospel trumpetHenry L. Gilmour (Author)12
We all do cast a shadowH. L. G. (Author)2
We would see Jesus, in Bethlehem’s gladeHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
When first I heard the Savior's voiceHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
When lingering on life's sloping vergeHenry L. Gilmour (Author)2
When out in sin and darkness lostH. L. Gilmour (Author)English33
When the golden sunsetH. L. Gilmour (Author)3
With Jesus in the vessel, we can laugh at stormHenry L. Gilmour (Author)English3
Would you be free from the burden of sin?Henry L. Gilmour (Author)English1

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