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Hear the heralds of the gospel

Hear the heralds of the gospel

Author: Jonathan Allen
Published in 15 hymnals

Author: Jonathan Allen

Allen, Jonathan. Concerning this hymn-writer, to whom is credited the hymn, "Sinners, will you scorn the message?" we can only say that this hymn appeared in Hymns adapted to Public Worship, collected from various Authors, Exeter, S. Woolmer, 1801, edited by Richard Pearsell Allen, Minister of Castle Street Meeting, Exeter; and that in D. Sedgwick's marked copy of John Dobell's New Selection, &c., 1806, it is attributed to Jonathan Allen. What authority Sedgwick had for this ascription we cannot determine. It is through him that it has gained currency. Allen's hymn, "Sinners, will you scorn, &c," is sometimes given with stanzas i. and ii. transposed, as "Hear the heralds of the Gospel," as in the American Baptist Praise Book, N. Y. 1871. [… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hear the heralds of the gospel
Author: Jonathan Allen



Instances (1 - 15 of 15)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Chapel Hymns #d214
Choral Harp for Sunday Schools #d56
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #380Page Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #1067
Heavenly Echoes #d46
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #363Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d248
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H265Page Scan
Revival Hymns #41Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #363Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #620Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d274
The Christian Hymnist #d193
The Gospel Psalmist #308Page Scan
Waters' Choral Harp: a new and superior collection of choice hymns and tunes, mostly new, written and composed for Sunday schools, missionary, revival, and social meetings, and for church worship #101aPage Scan
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