The gospel comes with welcome news

The gospel comes with welcome news

Author: Thomas Kelly
Published in 15 hymnals

Author: Thomas Kelly

Kelly, Thomas, B.A., son of Thomas Kelly, a Judge of the Irish Court of Common Pleas, was born in Dublin, July 13, 1769, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was designed for the Bar, and entered the Temple, London, with that intention; but having undergone a very marked spiritual change he took Holy Orders in 1792. His earnest evangelical preaching in Dublin led Archbishop Fowler to inhibit him and his companion preacher, Rowland Hill, from preaching in the city. For some time he preached in two unconsecrated buildings in Dublin, Plunket Street, and the Bethesda, and then, having seceded from the Established Church, he erected places of worship at Athy, Portarlington, Wexford, &c, in which he conducted divine worship and preached. H… Go to person page >

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First Line: The gospel comes with welcome news
Author: Thomas Kelly

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Hymns of the Church Militant #435

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Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #II.81

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d817

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The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #222

The Christian Lyre #d392

The Good Old Songs #d507

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The Harp #387

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