O'er Kedron's stream and Salem's height

O'er Kedron's stream and Salem's height

Author: John Pierpont
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: John Pierpont

Pierpont, John, son of James Pierpont, of Litchfield, Connecticut, was born at Litchfield, April 6, 1785, and educated at Yale College, where he graduated in 1804. After fulfilling engagements as a Tutor in New Haven, and in Charlestown, South Carolina, he was admitted to the Bar in 1812. Shortly after he retired and went into business, only to leave it also, and to pass on to Harvard College as a student in theology. In 1819 he succeeded Dr. Holley as the pastor of the Unitarian congregation in Hollis Street, Boston. At length his zeal against intemperance and slavery caused him to resign his charge in 1840 (see Lothrop's Proceedings of an Eccl. Council in the case of the Hollis Street Meeting and the Rev. J. Pierpont). At this date he pub… Go to person page >

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First Line: O'er Kedron's stream and Salem's height
Author: John Pierpont

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d558
Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #692Page Scan
Hymns for the Lord's Supper #d27
Hymns for the Lords Supper: original and selected. (2nd ed.) #VIIPage Scan
Lyra Sacra Americana: or, Gems from American Sacred Poetry #d153
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