Dost thou my profit seek

Dost thou my profit seek

Author: Benjamin Beddome
Published in 17 hymnals

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1 Dost thou my profit seek,
And chasten as a friend?
O God, I'll kiss the smarting rod;
There's hope yet in my end.

2 Dost thou thro' death's dark vale
Conduct to heav'n at last?
The future good will make amends
For all the evil past.

3 Lord, I would not repine
At strokes in mercy sent;
If the chastisement comes in love,
My soul shall be content.

Source: The Psalms of David: with hymns and spiritual songs: also, the catechism, confession of faith, and liturgy of the Reformed Church in the Netherlands #H87

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 >

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First Line: Dost thou my profit seek
Author: Benjamin Beddome

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A Collection of Evangelical Hymns #d41

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d68

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #257

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d112

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d98

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d137

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #700

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1258a

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