Let saints on earth their anthems raise

Let saints on earth their anthems raise

Author: Jonathan Evans
Published in 36 hymnals

Author: Jonathan Evans

Evans, Jonathan, born at Coventry in 1748 or 1749. He was the son of a working man, and as a youth was employed in a ribbon manufactory. About 1778 he joined the congregation at Coventry, over which the Rev. G. Burder was pastor. He began preaching at Foleshill, near Coventry, in 1782, and in 1795 he began his stated ministry there, retaining the same to his death on Aug. 31, 1809. Two biographical notices of him appeared in the Evangelical Magazine (Oct. 1809, and March 1847), and also several of his hymns. Two of his hymns appeared in Burder's Collection, 1784, and another in the 2nd edition the same year. His best known hymns are, "Come, Thou soul-transforming Spirit,” and "Hark! the voice of love and mercy;" q.v. He published no poeti… Go to person page >

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First Line: Let saints on earth their anthems raise
Author: Jonathan Evans

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Let saints on earth their anthems [voices] raise. J. Evans. [Praise to Jesus as the Prince of Peace.] Published in the 2nd edition of Burder'sCollection of Hymns, 1784, No. 191, in 4 stanzas of 4 lines, and headed “Prince of Peace." It is found in several modern hymnbooks, as Spurgeon's Our Own Hymn Book, 1866; Snepp's Songs of Grace & Glory, 1872, and others. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #111

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d508

Evangelical Musick: or, The Sacred Minstrel and Sacred Harp United #d40

Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d210

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed.) #B61

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (8th ed.) #b61

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Hymns of Grace and Truth #21

Hymns of Grace and Truth. 2nd ed. #d186

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #515

Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d226

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Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #463

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Songs of Zion: a manual of the best and most popular hymns and tunes, for social and private devotion #88

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #204

The New Christian Harp. 10th ed. #d132

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The Sacred Lyre: a new collection of hymns and tunes, for social and family worship #74

The Songs of Zion: or, The Christian's New Hymn Book, for the Use of the Methodists #d111

The Songs of Zion: or, the Christian's New Hymn Book, for the Use of the Methodists. 2nd ed. #d110

Village Hymns #d297

Virginia Selection of Psalms #d268

Zion's Harp #d74

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