Dear Friend of Hymnary,

As you know, we don't ask for money too often. But we're asking now.

So before you hit the "close" button on this box, please consider a donation to keep Hymnary going.

More than half a million people come here every month -- worship leaders, hymnologists, hymn lovers and more -- people who now have access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet thanks to this site. But keeping all of this afloat does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you please consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by clicking the Donate button below, or you can send a check to Hymnary at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary team,
Harry Plantinga

A host of spirits round the throne

A host of spirits round the throne

Author: Benjamin Beddome
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Benjamin Beddome

Benjamin Beddome was born at Henley-in Arden, Warwickshire, January 23, 1717. His father was a Baptist minister. He studied at various places, and began preaching in 1740. He was pastor of a Baptist society at Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, until his death in 1795. In 1770, he received the degree of M.A. from the Baptist College in Providence, Rhode Island. He published several discourses and hymns. "His hymns, to the number of 830, were published in 1818, with a recommendation from Robert Hall." Montgomery speaks of him as a "writer worthy of honour both for the quantity and the quality of his hymns." --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A host of spirits round the throne
Author: Benjamin Beddome

Notes

Myriads of spirits round the throne. B. Beddome. [The Church Triumphant.] Appeared in R. Hall's posthumous edition of Beddome's Hymns, &c, 1817, No. 675, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines. Sometimes given as "A host of spirits round the throne."

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Baptist Chorals: a tune and hymn book designed to promote general congregational singing; containing one hundred and sixty four tunes adapted to about four hundred choice hymns #107Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #609Page Scan
General Baptist Hymn Book #d5
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S92Page Scan
Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations: a collection of psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with music for chuch services, prayer and conference meetings, religious conventions, and family worship. #484Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #986Page Scan
The Choral: a Collection of Church Music, Adapted to the Worship of All Denominations #d1
The Primitive Hymns, Spiritual Songs and Sacred Poems Regularly Selected, Classified and Set in Order ... Stereotype ed. #d2
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #796Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #796Page Scan
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #491Page Scan
The Southern Psalmist #d3
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d4



Advertisements