Guide us, Truth, thou star refulgent

Guide us, Truth, thou star refulgent

Author: Peter Williams
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Author: Peter Williams

Peter Williams (b. Llansadurnin, Carmarthanshire, Wales, 1722; d. Llandyfeilog, Wales, 1796) was converted to Christianity by the preaching of George Whitefield and was ordained in the Church of England in 1744. His evangelical convictions soon made him suspect, however, and he left the state church to join the Calvinist Methodists in 1746. He served as an itinerant preacher for many years and was a primary figure in the Welsh revival of the eighteenth century. After being expelled by the Methodists in 1791 on a charge of heresy, he ministered in his own chapel during the last years of his life. He published the first Welsh Bible commentary (1767-1770) and a Bible concordance (1773); he was also one of the annotators for John Canne's Welsh… Go to person page >

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First Line: Guide us, Truth, thou star refulgent
Welsh Title: Arglwydd arwain trwy'r anialwch
Author: Peter Williams
Language: English

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