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Eternity, stupendous theme

Eternity, stupendous theme

Author: Samuel Medley
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: Samuel Medley

Medley, Samuel, born June 23, 1738, at Cheshunt, Herts, where his father kept a school. He received a good education; but not liking the business to which he was apprenticed, he entered the Royal Navy. Having been severely wounded in a battle with the French fleet off Port Lagos, in 1759, he was obliged to retire from active service. A sermon by Dr. Watts, read to him about this time, led to his conversion. He joined the Baptist Church in Eagle Street, London, then under the care of Dr. Gifford, and shortly afterwards opened a school, which for several years he conducted with great success. Having begun to preach, he received, in 1767, a call to become pastor of the Baptist church at Watford. Thence, in 1772, he removed to Byrom Street, Liv… Go to person page >

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First Line: Eternity, stupendous theme
Author: Samuel Medley

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Evangelical Hymns #446

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Hymns selected from various authors #457

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New Select Hymns #230

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d171

Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d71

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Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #426

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The Baptist Hymn Book #820

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The Psalms and Hymns #78

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