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Come, praying souls, rejoice, And bless your Father's name

Come, praying souls, rejoice, And bless your Father's name

Author: Samuel Medley
Published in 16 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: Come, praying souls, rejoice, And bless your Father's name
Author: Samuel Medley
Copyright: Public Domain

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #531

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Christian Melodies #140

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Christian Melodies #140

General Baptist Hymn Book #d99

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Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #469

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The Baptist Hymn Book #605

The College Hymn and Tune Book #d21

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The Harp #523

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The Psalmist #645

The Psalmist #645

The Social Harp. Rev. #d74

The Social Harp #d56

The Southern Psalmist #d136

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d144

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