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Come saints and sinners, now behold

Come saints and sinners, now behold

Author: John Leland
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: John Leland

Leland, John, an American Baptist minister, was born at Grafton, Massachusetts, on May 15th, 1754, and began to preach at the age of 20. From 1776 to 1790 he was in Virginia, and thereafter in Massachusetts, mostly at Cheshire. He died Jan. 14, 1841. His Sermons, Addresses, Essays and Autobiography were published by his niece, Miss L. F. Greene, at Lanesboro, Massachusetts, in 1845. His influence seems to have been equalled by his peculiarities. We hear of his "restless activity and roving disposition"; his "mad devotion to politics," wherein he had much local and temporary weight; his "ready wit and endless eccentricities;" as also of his high character. Of the hymns which have been ascribed to him, some on doubtful authority, the followin… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come saints and sinners, now behold
Author: John Leland

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Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d140
A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #79Page Scan
A New and Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Regular Baptist Church. 10th ed. #d101
A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the best authors; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations (21st ed. with an appendix) #355Page Scan
Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune book #d75
The Latest Collection of Original and Select Hymns and Spiritual Songs #214Page Scan
The Primitive Baptist Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes of early and late composition #199Page Scan



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