Jesus, before thy face I [we] fall

Jesus, before thy face I [we] fall

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: Jesus, before thy face I [we] fall
Author: Samuel Medley

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Choice Hymns of the Faith #d205

Christian Hymnal #d226

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #251

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Hymns of Grace and Truth #69

Hymns of Grace and Truth. 2nd ed. #d156

Hymns of Worship and Remembrance #d113

The Good Old Songs #d279

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