Deep in a cold, a joyless cell

Deep in a cold, a joyless cell

Author: J. Hart
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: J. Hart

Hart, Joseph, was born in London in 1712. His early life is involved in obscurity. His education was fairly good; and from the testimony of his brother-in-law, and successor in the ministry in Jewin Street, the Rev. John Hughes, "his civil calling was" for some time "that of a teacher of the learned languages." His early life, according to his own Experience which he prefaced to his Hymns, was a curious mixture of loose conduct, serious conviction of sin, and endeavours after amendment of life, and not until Whitsuntide, 1757, did he realize a permanent change, which was brought about mainly through his attending divine service at the Moravian Chapel, in Fetter Lane, London, and hearing a sermon on Rev. iii. 10. During the next two years ma… Go to person page >

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First Line: Deep in a cold, a joyless cell
Author: J. Hart
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns: composed on various subjects (4th ed., Rev. and Corr.) #138

Old School Sonnets, or a Selection of Choice Hymns #d62

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