Jesus my Love, my chief delight

Jesus my Love, my chief delight

Author: Benjamin Beddome
Published in 36 hymnals

Author: Benjamin Beddome

Benjamin Beddome was born at Henley-in Arden, Warwickshire, January 23, 1717. His father was a Baptist minister. He studied at various places, and began preaching in 1740. He was pastor of a Baptist society at Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, until his death in 1795. In 1770, he received the degree of M.A. from the Baptist College in Providence, Rhode Island. He published several discourses and hymns. "His hymns, to the number of 830, were published in 1818, with a recommendation from Robert Hall." Montgomery speaks of him as a "writer worthy of honour both for the quantity and the quality of his hymns." --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

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Author: Benjamin Beddome

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Jesus, my Love, my chief delight. B. Beddome. [Jesus, the Gift of God.] Published in Rippon's Selection, 1787, No. 171, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines. In Beddome's Hymns, 1817, No. 96, it is given as "Jesus, my Lord, my chief delight." This form is in the Hymns & Songs of Praise, N. Y., 1874. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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A Collection of Evangelical Hymns #d87

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #118

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d570

Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Songs, including Some Never Before in Print #d171

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #5

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S144

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #B5

The American Seaman's Hymn Book: a Collection of Sacred Songs for the Use of Mariners #d118

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #125

The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d317

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #889

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #102

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