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[Once more O Lord, Thy sign shall be]

[Once more O Lord, Thy sign shall be]

Composer: J. Sebastian B. Hodges
Published in 2 hymnals

Composer: J. Sebastian B. Hodges

Born: 1830, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. Died: May 1, 1915, Baltimore, Maryland. Buried: Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Son of composer Edward Hodges, John emigrated to America in 1845, and attended Columbia University and the General Theological Seminary in New York City. Ordained an Episcopal minister in 1854, he served at the Grace/Second Episcopal Church, Newark, New Jersey (1860-70), and was Rector of St. Paul’s, Baltimore, Maryland, for 35 years. His works include: The Book of Common Praise, 1869 The revised edition of Hymn Tunes, 1903  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Once more O Lord, Thy sign shall be]
Composer: J. Sebastian B. Hodges
Meter: D
Incipit: 34535 43223 56176


Once More, O Lord, Thy Sign Shall Be

Once more, O Lord, Thy sign shall be
Upon the heavens display'd,
And earth and its inhabitants
Be terribly afraid:
For, not in weakness clad, Thou com'st,
Our woes, our sins to bear,
But girt with all Thy Father's might,
His judgment to declare.

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