O spirit, source of light

O spirit, source of light

Author: Benjamin Beddome (1818)
Tune: THATCHER
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Benjamin Beddome

Benjamin Beddome was born at Henley-in Arden, Warwickshire, January 23, 1717. His father was a Baptist minister. He studied at various places, and began preaching in 1740. He was pastor of a Baptist society at Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, until his death in 1795. In 1770, he received the degree of M.A. from the Baptist College in Providence, Rhode Island. He published several discourses and hymns. "His hymns, to the number of 830, were published in 1818, with a recommendation from Robert Hall." Montgomery speaks of him as a "writer worthy of honour both for the quantity and the quality of his hymns." --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O spirit, source of light
Author: Benjamin Beddome (1818)
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

This is a revised, shortened version of Benjamin Beddome's hymn, "Come, blessed Spirit, source of light", originally in long meter (88. 88.).

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