Father of mercies, God of love, Send down thy Spirit from above

Father of mercies, God of love, Send down thy Spirit from above

Author: Benjamin Beddome
Published in 13 hymnals

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: Father of mercies, God of love, Send down thy Spirit from above
Author: Benjamin Beddome

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #174

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Parish Hymns: a collection of hymns for public, social, and private worship; selected and original #247

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Precious Hymns #87

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d195

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d199

The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d87

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #485

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #485

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