Eternal life, how sweet the sound

Eternal life, how sweet the sound

Author: Thomas Gibbons
Published in 18 hymnals

Author: Thomas Gibbons

Gibbons, Thomas, was born at Beak, near Newmarket, May 31, 1720; educated by Dr. Taylor, at Deptford; ordained in 1742, as assistant to the Rev. Mr. Bures, at Silver Street Chapel, London; and in 1743 became minister of the Independent Church, at Haberdashers' Hall, where he remained till his death, Feb. 22, 1785. In addition to his ministerial office he became, in 1754, tutor of the Dissenting Academy at Mile End, London; and, in 1759, Sunday evening lecturer at Monkwell Street. In 1760 the College at New Jersey, U.S., gave him the degree of M.A. and in 1764 that of Aberdeen the degree of D.D. His prose works were (1) Calvinism and Nonconformity defended, 1740; (2) Sermons on various subjects, 1762; (3) Rhetoric, 1767; (4) Female Worthies,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Eternal life, how sweet the sound
Author: Thomas Gibbons



Instances (1 - 18 of 18)

A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d83

Christian Hymns to be used by the Children of God. 2nd ed. #d50

Hymn Book for Sunday Schools #d33

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d121

The Good Old Songs #d138

Universalist Hymn Book #d100

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