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Gospel truth

Hail, gospel truth, thou precious gem

Author: Samuel Wesley
Tune: [Hail, gospel truth, thou precious gem]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Samuel Wesley

Samuel Wesley, M.A., the younger, was the eldest child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born in or near London in 1691. He received his early education from his mother, who always took a special interest in him as her firstborn. In 1704 he went to Westminster School, where he was elected King's Scholar in 1707. Westminster had, under the mastership of Dr. Busby for 55 years, attained the highest reputation for scholarship, and Samuel Wesley, as a classical scholar, was not unworthy of his school. In 1709, Dr. Spratt, Bishop of Rochester, patronised the young scholar, and frequently invited him to Bromley. In 1711 he went with a Westminster studentship to Christ Church, Oxford, and having taken his degree, returned to Westminster as an… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hail, gospel truth, thou precious gem
Title: Gospel truth
Author: Samuel Wesley

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A Collection of Hymns and Anthems Adapted to Public Worship #35

Hymns and Anthems for the Hour of Worship #d27

The Musical Messenger #d8

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