The Gospel Trumpet

Hark! how the gospel trumpet sounds, Through all the world the echo bounds

Author: Samuel Medley
Published in 78 hymnals

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Hark! how the gospel trumpet sounds,
Through all the earth the echo bounds;
And Jesus, by redeeming blood,
Is bringing sinners back to God;
And guides them safely by his word
To endless day.
Hail all-victorious conquering Lord,
Be thou by all thy works adored,
Who undertook for sinful man,
And brought salvation through thy name,
That we with thee may ever reign
In endless day.

Source: Songs of Zion: being a small collection of tunes, principally original; with appropriate lines, adapted to divine worship #46

Author: Samuel Medley

Medley, Samuel, born June 23, 1738, at Cheshunt, Herts, where his father kept a school. He received a good education; but not liking the business to which he was apprenticed, he entered the Royal Navy. Having been severely wounded in a battle with the French fleet off Port Lagos, in 1759, he was obliged to retire from active service. A sermon by Dr. Watts, read to him about this time, led to his conversion. He joined the Baptist Church in Eagle Street, London, then under the care of Dr. Gifford, and shortly afterwards opened a school, which for several years he conducted with great success. Having begun to preach, he received, in 1767, a call to become pastor of the Baptist church at Watford. Thence, in 1772, he removed to Byrom Street, Liv… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hark! how the gospel trumpet sounds, Through all the world the echo bounds
Title: The Gospel Trumpet
Author: Samuel Medley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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