Can Any Man Forbid Water?

Come, ye beloved of the Lord

Author: Benjamin Beddome
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Come, ye beloved of the Lord,
Behold the Lamb, the incarnate Word;
He died and rose again for you;
What more could your Redeemer do?

2 We to this place are come to show
What we to boundless mercy owe;
The Saviour’s footsteps to explore,
And tread the path he trod before.

Source: A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #431

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Come, ye beloved of the Lord
Title: Can Any Man Forbid Water?
Author: Benjamin Beddome
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #431

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Pocket Hymns #290

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The Baptist Hymn Book #1111

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