Now begin the heavenly theme, Praise ye Jesus' saving Name

Now begin the heavenly theme, Praise ye Jesus' saving Name

Author: John Langford
Tune: COOKHAM
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: John Langford

Langford, John. The time and place of this person's birth are unknown. He is said to have been connected with the early Methodists, and then to have become a member of the Baptist church in Eagle Street, London. In 1765 he began to preach in a chapel called Blacksfields, in Gainsford Street, London, and in the following year was ordained pastor. There he remained for 12 years, then removed to Rose Lane, Ratcliff, and afterwards to a small place in Bunhill Row. But his imprudent conduct compelled him at length to give up preaching. He inherited considerable property, but squandered it in extravagance, and died in great wretchedness about 1790. J. Langford published a few Sermons, and, in 1776, a collection of Hymns & Spiritual Songs, which… Go to person page >

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First Line: Now begin the heavenly theme, Praise ye Jesus' saving Name
Author: John Langford

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d477

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #77

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The Brethren Hymnal #54

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #270

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