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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General Baptist Hymn Book #d99

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #605

The College Hymn and Tune Book #d21

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The Harp #523

The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #645

The Social Harp. Rev. #d74

The Social Harp: Comprising the Richest Variety of Spiritual Songs ... #d56

The Southern Psalmist #d136

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d144

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