From sin's dark, thorny maze

From sin's dark, thorny maze

Author: John Kent
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: John Kent

Kent, John, was born at Bideford, Devonshire, Dec. 1766, and died Nov. 15, 1843. As a working shipwright his opportunities for acquiring the education and polish necessary for the production of refined verse were naturally limited. His hymns are strongly worded, very earnest and simple, and intensely Calvinistic. A few were published in Samuel Reece's Collection, 1799. The first edition of his Collection of Original Gospel Hymns, was published in 1803, and the 10th edition, with "The Author's Experience," in verse, 264 hymns, 15 longer pieces, and a Life by his Son in 1861. The Calvinistic teaching so prominent in his hymns has restricted their use to a limited number of collections. The greatest use made of them in modern hymnbooks has bee… Go to person page >

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First Line: From sin's dark, thorny maze
Author: John Kent

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Hymns for Social Worship: collected from various authors #33

Old School Sonnets, or a Selection of Choice Hymns #d73

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Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #I.32

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