Great Light of life, thou nature's Lord

Great Light of life, thou nature's Lord

Author: Joseph Hoskins
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Joseph Hoskins

Hoskins, Joseph, was born in 1745, but at what place is unknown. He was a Congregational Minister, who for ten years laboured with great success at Castle Green Chapel, Bristol, and died Sept. 28, 1788, aged 43. During the three years previous to his death ho had written 384 hymns, which in the year following, after correction and revision, were published by Messrs. Moody & Bottomley, Congregational Ministers. The book is entitled, Hymns on Select Texts of Scripture and Occasional Subjects (Bristol, 1789). From this work the following hymns are in common use:— 1. Alas! my [the] Lord my Life is gone. Spiritual darkness and death. 2. Great Light of life, Thou nature's Lord. God, the True Light. 3. In Thy great Name, 0 Lord, we… Go to person page >

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Author: Joseph Hoskins

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A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #12

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Hymns for Social Worship: collected from various authors #43

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d199

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