Hymnary Friends,

Please pardon this brief interruption, and please consider a gift today to support the work of Hymnary.org. Here's why.

Each month half a million people visit this website for free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. Twice a year we hold a fund drive, and these drives are critical to our future.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

Click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure giving site. Or you can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team, our thanks.
Harry Plantinga

As Jacob did in days of old

As Jacob did in days of old

Author: Samuel Medley
Published in 21 hymnals

Author: Samuel Medley

Medley, Samuel, born June 23, 1738, at Cheshunt, Herts, where his father kept a school. He received a good education; but not liking the business to which he was apprenticed, he entered the Royal Navy. Having been severely wounded in a battle with the French fleet off Port Lagos, in 1759, he was obliged to retire from active service. A sermon by Dr. Watts, read to him about this time, led to his conversion. He joined the Baptist Church in Eagle Street, London, then under the care of Dr. Gifford, and shortly afterwards opened a school, which for several years he conducted with great success. Having begun to preach, he received, in 1767, a call to become pastor of the Baptist church at Watford. Thence, in 1772, he removed to Byrom Street, Liv… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: As Jacob did in days of old
Author: Samuel Medley

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 21 of 21)
Page Scan

A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #263

A Collection of Revival Hymns and Plantation Melodies #166

Page Scan

A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #557

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d29

Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians. 9th ed. #d16

Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of Christians. 8th ed. #d16

Page Scan

Revival Hymns #19

Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d19

Page Scan

The Baptist Hymn Book #602

The Christian Hymn Book #d43

The Christian Hymn Book (Ohio Auglaize Christian Conference) #d16

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d44

Page Scan

The Christian Hymn-Book (Corr. and Enl., 3rd. ed.) #52

Page Scan

The Christian Songster #145

The Church Hymn Book #d53

Page Scan

The Zion Songster #29

Page Scan

The Zion Songster #29

Page Scan

Zion's Songster #55

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements