Russell, Francis Albert Rollo, third son of John, first Earl Russell, was born July 10, 1849, and educated at Christ Church, Oxford; B.A. 1873, M.A. 1878. He is a Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society. His hymns appeared in his Break of Day, London, 1893, from which three passed into Horder's Hymns Supplem., 1894, viz.:—
1. Christian! rise, and act thy creed. Christian Service.
2. Come, Holy Spirit, kind to all. Whitsuntide.
3. 0 God, Whose voice the angels hear. The Eternal. These are 1893, pp. 127,128,125.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
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Display Title: Christian, Rise and Act Your CreedFirst Line: Christian, rise and act your creedTune Title: INNOCENTSAuthor: Francis Albert Rollo RussellMeter: 188.8.131.52.Date: 1995Subject: Consecration | ; Discipleship | ; Gospel Call and Response | ; Service | ; Year B | Proper 18; Year C | Proper 24; Zeal |