Prisoner [Prisoners] of sin and Satan too

Prisoner [Prisoners] of sin and Satan too

Author: Joseph Hoskins
Published in 19 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Prisoners of sin, and Satan, too,
The Saviour calls, he calls for you;
Ye who have sold yourselves for naught,
Jesus your liberty hath bought.

2 He came to set the captive free,
He came to publish liberty;
To bind the broken-hearted up,
And give despairing pris'ners hope.

3 Prisoners of hope, why will you die?
Why from the only refuge fly?
Jesus, our hiding-place and tower,
Invites the guilty and the poor.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #1007

Author: Joseph Hoskins

Hoskins, Joseph, was born in 1745, but at what place is unknown. He was a Congregational Minister, who for ten years laboured with great success at Castle Green Chapel, Bristol, and died Sept. 28, 1788, aged 43. During the three years previous to his death ho had written 384 hymns, which in the year following, after correction and revision, were published by Messrs. Moody & Bottomley, Congregational Ministers. The book is entitled, Hymns on Select Texts of Scripture and Occasional Subjects (Bristol, 1789). From this work the following hymns are in common use:— 1. Alas! my [the] Lord my Life is gone. Spiritual darkness and death. 2. Great Light of life, Thou nature's Lord. God, the True Light. 3. In Thy great Name, 0 Lord, we… Go to person page >

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First Line: Prisoner [Prisoners] of sin and Satan too
Author: Joseph Hoskins
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 19 of 19)
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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #207

A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d499

A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors #d314

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Baptist Hymn Book #a249

Gospel Hymns #d446

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Hymns for Social Worship #101

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d687

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d671

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Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship #218

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Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #144

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The Baptist Hymn Book #249

The Southern Psalmist #d687

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d720

The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d394

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The Voice of Praise #1007

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