The Ark Floateth By

Behold the ark of God, behold the open door

Author: William Augustus Muhlenberg
Tune: [Behold the ark of God]
Published in 20 hymnals

Author: William Augustus Muhlenberg

Mühlenberg, William Augustus, D.D., son of the Rev. Dr. Mühlenberg, and grandson of Henry Melchior Mühlenberg, the patriarch of Lutheranism in America, was born in Philadelphia Sept. 16, 1796. He graduated at the University of Pennsylvania in 1814. Entering Holy Orders in 1817, he was successively Assistant Rector of St. James's Lancaster, 1823; Rector of the Church of the Holy Communion, New York, 1843; St. Paul's College, Flushing (1828); St. Luke's Hospital, New York (1855); St. John's and Long Island (1865), were established by him. He died April 6, 1877. His poetical gift was genuine, but not largely used. In 1826 he contributed four hymns to the Prayer Book Collection (of which he was one of the Committee). His Poems appeared in 1… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Behold the ark of God, behold the open door
Title: The Ark Floateth By
Author: William Augustus Muhlenberg
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, come, come today, do not longer delay
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 20 of 20)

Gems of Praise (Choice Collection of Sacred Melodies) #d18

Ogle's Praise Hymns and Revivalist #d7

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One Hundred Progressive Hymns #65

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Praise Hymns and Full Salvation Songs #1

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Revival Gems #74

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Sabbath School Songs #58c

Sabbath School Vocalist #d7

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 5 #177

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Songs of Perfect Love #100

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Songs of Triumph [with Supplement] #a104

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Songs of Triumph #104

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The Christian Melodist #159

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The Emory Hymnal #150

The Golden Harp #d33

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The Highway Hymnal #79

The Union Singing Book #d7

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The Union Singing Book #19c

Union Hymns. Rev. #d41

Union Hymns. Rev. #d43

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