In glory bright the Savior reigns

In glory bright the Savior reigns

Author: Samuel Medley
Published in 16 hymnals

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: In glory bright the Savior reigns
Author: Samuel Medley

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns Suited to the Various Occasions of Public Worship #d156

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d220

Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d209

Virginia Selection of Psalms #d219

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