My soul, now arise, my passions, take wing

My soul, now arise, my passions, take wing

Author: Samuel Medley
Published in 12 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: My soul, now arise, my passions, take wing
Author: Samuel Medley

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #705

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #S123

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d292

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Hymns of the Church Militant #482b

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #B82

The Evangelical Songster: or, a New Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d61

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The New England Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: adapted to prayer, conference and camp-meetings #118

The Young Convert's Companion: Being a Collection of Hymns for the Use of Conference Meetings #d77

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