In heaven the rapturous song began

In heaven the rapturous song began

Author: Samuel Medley
Published in 8 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 heaven the rapturous song began
Author: Samuel Medley
Copyright: Public Domain

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #147

School Carols #d127

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #203

The American Repository of Sacred Music #d77

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The Baptist Harp #215

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The Congregational Hymn Book #151

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