O city of the Lord, begin

O city of the Lord, begin

Author: John Logan
Tune: LATTER DAY
Published in 32 hymnals

Author: John Logan

Logan, John, son of a farmer, born at Fala, Midlothian, 1748, and educated at Edinburgh University, in due course entering the ministry of the Church of Scotland and becoming the minister of South Leith in 1770. During the time he held this charge he delivered a course of lectures on philosophy and history with much success. While he was thus engaged, the chair of Universal History in the University became vacant; but as a candidate he was unsuccessful. A tragedy, entitled Runnamede, followed. He offered it to the manager of Covent Garden Theatre, but it was interdicted by the Lord Chamberlain "upon suspicion of having a seditious tendency." It was subsequently acted in Edinburgh. In 1775 he formed one of the Committee by whom the Translati… Go to person page >

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First Line: O city of the Lord, begin
Author: John Logan

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #530

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #530

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1106

Mission Songs: for the Use of Missionary Assemblies. 6th ed. #d84

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Revival Hymns #330

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Seamen's Hymns #569

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d433

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #350

The Book of Worship #d351

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The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #813

The Friends' Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d9

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The Gospel Psalmist #753

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The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #480

The Psalmodist: a Choice Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes #d152

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #65

The Vestry Hymn Book #d318

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