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 >

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

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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)

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #609

General Baptist Hymn Book #d5

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S92

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #986

The Choral: a Collection of Church Music, Adapted to the Worship of All Denominations #d1

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #796

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #491

The Southern Psalmist #d3

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d4

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