Come, see the place where the Lord lay

Come happy souls, adore the Lamb

Author: Thomas Baldwin
Published in 57 hymnals

Author: Thomas Baldwin

Baldwin, Thomas. (Bozrah, Connecticut, December 23, 1753--August 29, 1825, Waterville, Maine). Following the death of his father and his mother's remarriage, he moved at age sixteen to Canaan, New Hampshire. He was married in 1775, and while a young man was elected to represent Canaan in the legislature and was repeatedly reelected. Following his conversion he was baptized in 1781. He then abandoned his legal studies and began to preach in 1782, being ordained in the following year and then serving for seven years as an evangelist. In 1790 he became pastor of the Second Baptist Church of Boston. He published a number of books and was the first editor of the Massachusetts Baptist Missionary Magazine, beginning in 1803. For many years he was… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come happy souls, adore the Lamb
Title: Come, see the place where the Lord lay
Author: Thomas Baldwin
Copyright: Public Domain


Ye happy saints, the Lamb adore. Holy Baptism. For Immersion, first appeared in a Collection of Sacred and Devotional Hymns, Boston, 1808, from whence it passed in an altered form as:—"Come, happy souls, adore the Lamb," into Winchell's Supplement to Watts, 1819. It is found in Spurgeon's Our Own Hymn Book, 1866, and many modern American Baptist collections. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
Come, happy souls, adore His Name. An altered form of T. Baldwin's "Ye happy saints, the Lamb adore," p. 108, ii. 3, in the American Sursum Corda, 1898, and others.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)



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