My gracious Redeemer I love

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My gracious Redeemer I love,
His praises aloud I'll proclaim,
And join with the armies above,
To shout his adorable name.
To gaze on the glories divine,
Shall be my eternal employ,
And feel them incessantly shine,
My boundless, ineffable joy.

Source: The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion (New ed. thoroughly rev. and much enl.) #125

Author: Benjamin Francis

Francis, Benjamin , M.A., was born in Wales in 1734. He was baptized at the age of 15, and began to preach at 19. He studied at the Bristol Baptist College, and commenced his ministry at Sodbury. In 1757 he removed to Horsley (afterwards called Shortwood), in Gloucestershire. There he remained, through a happy and very successful ministry of 42 years, until his death in 1799. He was the author of many poetical compositions :— (1) Conflagration, a Poem in Four Parts, (1770); (2) Elegies on the Deaths of the Revs. George Whitefield , Caleb Evans, Robert Day, and Joshua Thomas; (3) The Association, a Poem (1790); (4) a Poetical Address to the Stockbridge Indians (5) two satirical pieces on the Baptismal controversy; The Salopian Zealo… Go to person page >

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First Line: My gracious Redeemer I love
Author: Benjamin Francis
Language: English


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