Jesus, how precious is thy name

Jesus, how precious is thy name

Author: Samuel Davies
Published in 16 hymnals

Author: Samuel Davies

Davies, Samuel., M.A., born near Summit Ridge, Newcastle, Delaware, America, Nov. 3, 1723, and educated under the Rev. Samuel Blair, of Chester County, Pennsylvania, through the pecuniary assistance of the Rev. William Robinson, a Presbyterian Minister of New Brunswick. In 1745 he was licensed by the Presbytery of Newcastle as a probationer for the ministry, and undertook duty in Virginia, in 1747. After visiting England in 1753, on behalf of the New Jersey College, and having received the degree of M.A., he was appointed President of New Jersey Presbyterian College, Princeton, in succession to Jonathan Edwards. He died Feb. 4, 1761, at the early age of 37. His manuscripts were entrusted to Dr. T. Gibbons, who published therefrom 5 volumes… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, how precious is thy name
Author: Samuel Davies

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The American Seaman's Hymn Book: a Collection of Sacred Songs for the Use of Mariners #d113

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #143

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #205

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #910

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