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In every trying hour

Author: John Killinghall

Killinghall, John. The date of his birth is unknown. He was admitted pastor of a congregation at Beccles, Suffolk, Oct. 13, 1697. Through some indiscretion of conduct he retired from the ministry for a time. Subsequently, about 1702, he became the pastor of the Congregational Church, Southwark, then meeting in Deadman's Place (the Church of the Pilgrim Fathers). He died Jan. 1740. His memoir is included in the Brief Record of the Independent Church at Beccles, 1838, by S. W. Rix. (Miller's Singers & Songs, 1869, p. 156.) His hymn:— In all my troubles, sharp and long (Joy in Affliction) appeared in the Life of Faith exemplified and recommended in a Letter found in the Study of the Rev. Joseph Belcher, late of Dedham, in New England, sin… Go to person page >

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First Line: In every trying hour
Author: John Killinghall

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DENNIS (Nägeli)

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) arranged DENNIS and first published it in The Psaltery (1845), a hymnal he compiled with George. Webb (PHH 559). Mason attributed the tune to Johann G. Nageli (b. Wetzikon, near Zurich, Switzerland, 1773; d. Wetzikon, 1836) but included no source reference. Nageli presumably pu…

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