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 >

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



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A Collection of Revival Hymns and Plantation Melodies #166

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

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Revival Hymns #19

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

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #602

The Christian Hymn Book #d43

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

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d44

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

The Church Hymn Book #d53

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