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My soul, take courage from the Lord

My soul, take courage from the Lord

Author: Samuel Medley
Published in 10 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, take courage from the Lord
Author: Samuel Medley

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #554

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #360

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The Baptist Hymn Book #872

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The Baptist Hymn Book #495

The Evangelical Songster #d62

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The Latest Collection of Original and Select Hymns and Spiritual Songs #42

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