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In heavenly choirs a question rose

In heavenly choirs a question rose

Author: Ralph Erskine
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Ralph Erskine

Erskine, Ralph, was son of Henry Erskine who was Rector of Cornhill, Northumberland, before the Act of Uniformity in 1662, and after the Revolution of 1688 was Parish minister of Chirnside, Berwickshire. He was born at Moneylaws, Northumberland, March 15, 1685, his father being then in exile from Scotland for taking part in conventicles. He entered the University of Edinburgh in 1699, was licensed to preach in 1709, in 1711 ordained second minister of the Abbey Church, Dunfermline, and became first minister in 1716. Joining in 1737 with the "Four Brethren," who, protesting against the action of the General As¬sembly on Patronage, had been loosed from their charges by the Commission in 1733 and had formed themselves into a Presbytery at Gai… Go to person page >

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First Line: In heavenly choirs a question rose
Author: Ralph Erskine

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of Christians #M.XXII

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A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors #187

Old School Sonnets, or a Selection of Choice Hymns #d113

The Christian Harmony #d63

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