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How high a privilege 'tis to know

How high a privilege 'tis to know

Author: Joseph Hart
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Joseph Hart

Hart, Joseph, was born in London in 1712. His early life is involved in obscurity. His education was fairly good; and from the testimony of his brother-in-law, and successor in the ministry in Jewin Street, the Rev. John Hughes, "his civil calling was" for some time "that of a teacher of the learned languages." His early life, according to his own Experience which he prefaced to his Hymns, was a curious mixture of loose conduct, serious conviction of sin, and endeavours after amendment of life, and not until Whitsuntide, 1757, did he realize a permanent change, which was brought about mainly through his attending divine service at the Moravian Chapel, in Fetter Lane, London, and hearing a sermon on Rev. iii. 10. During the next two years ma… Go to person page >

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First Line: How high a privilege 'tis to know
Author: Joseph Hart

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #89

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Hymns #99

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The Baptist Hymn Book #263

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