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A thousand blessings on the place

A thousand blessings on the place

Author: Edward Hall Jackson
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Edward Hall Jackson

Jackson, Edward Hall, son of a civil engineer, was born in Birmingham, April 12, 1838. In 1856 he joined a Baptist Church, and in 1859 became a Baptist minister. In that capacity he has laboured in Liverpool, Billesden (Leicestershire), Castle Donington, Ripley, and Louth; and as an occasional lecturer he has been widely popular. His hymns have been composed chiefly for Sunday School Anniversaries. Three were introduced into the Baptist Hymnal, 1879, and seven into the School Hymnal, 1880. The following are found in several Sunday School collections:— 1. A thousand blessings on the place. The Sunday School. 2. Brethren, we have found the Lord. Invitation to Church Fellowship. 3. Fearless, calm, and strong in love. Teachers'… Go to person page >

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First Line: A thousand blessings on the place
Author: Edward Hall Jackson