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The Prodigal Returned

Behold how pleasant 'tis to see

Author: Benjamin Beddome (1818)
Published in 1 hymnal

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: Behold how pleasant 'tis to see
Title: The Prodigal Returned
Author: Benjamin Beddome (1818)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Source: Appeared posthumously in Hymns Adapted to Public Worship (London: Burton and Briggs,1818)
Copyright: Public domain

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