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I will exalt thee, Lord of hosts

I will exalt thee, Lord of hosts

Author: C. H. Spurgeon
Tune: GORTON (Beethoven)
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: C. H. Spurgeon

Spurgeon, Charles Haddon, the world-famous preacher, was born June 19, 1834, at Kelvedon, in Essex, where his father was Congregational minister. He was educated at Colchester, and at an Agricultural College at Maidstone, after which he was for a few years usher in schools at Newmarket and Cambridge. In 1851 he became minister of a small Baptist church at Waterbeach, near Cambridge, and soon attained great popularity. In 1854 he removed to New Park Street, London, the place where Drs. Gill and Rippon had formerly ministered, and ere long the thronging of people to hear him led, first, to the temporary occupation of Exeter Hall, and of the Surrey Music Hall, and then to the erection of the great Metropolitan Tabernacle, where he still minist… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I will exalt thee, Lord of hosts
Author: C. H. Spurgeon

Tune

GORTON (Beethoven)

The tune GORTON derives from the second movement of Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 23, Opus 57 (1807); however, the arranger and any significance to the tune title are unknown. GORTON was published with this versification of Psalm 79 in the 1912 Psalter. Sing this tune in parts, beginning v…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns for Social Worship, Compiled for the Use of Canadian Baptist Churches #d126
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #56Page Scan
Songs of Triumph #d78
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