I am resolved no longer to linger

I am resolved no longer to linger. Palmer Hartsough* (1844-1932).  William J. Reynolds* describes the origins of this hymn. James H Fillmore (1849-1936), of Fillmore Publishers, Cincinnati, wrote the words and music in 1896 for a Christian Endeavour conference in San Francisco. It was sung by fourteen trainloads of attenders who travelled from Ohio to California (Reynolds, 1990, pp.108-109). Fillmore then asked Hartsough to write a text that would allow the hymn to be used more generally. It was published in The Praise Hymnal (1896). It had five stanzas and a refrain. The refrain was:  I will hasten to Him, hasten so glad and free;Jesus, greatest, highest, I will come to Thee;I will...

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