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Coming, Precious Savior

We are coming, precious Savior, in the fervor of our youth

Author: John Henry Yates
Tune: [We are coming, precious Savior, in the fervor of our youth]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: John Henry Yates

Rev. John H. Yates, was born in Batavia, N. Y., November 31, 1837. He was educated at the Batavia Union School, but at the age of eighteen was forced to engage in business as a clerk to help maintain his aged parents. For several years he was with his brother, Thomas Yates, in the shoe business; afterwards, for seven years, salesman in G. B. Worthington's hardware store. In 1871 he took charge of the fancy goods department in E. L. & G. D. Kenyon's double store and remained there fifteen years. In 1886 he was called to be local editor of the Progressive Batavian, and filled the position nearly ten years. When twenty-one years of age Mr. Yates was licensed to preach in the Methodist church, but was not ordained until 1897. For nearly seven y… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are coming, precious Savior, in the fervor of our youth
Title: Coming, Precious Savior
Author: John Henry Yates
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We are marching, onward marching
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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Junior Christian Endeavor Songs #62

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Royal Hymnal #86

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Sunny-Side Songs for Sunday Schools #208

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