Ecking, Samuel, a Baptist, born at Shrewsbury, Dec. 5, 1757, died Jan. 16, 1785, contributed hymns to the Gospel Magazine, in 1778 and 1779, under the signature of "S. E—k—-g." Of these the hymn, "Peace, peace, my soul," is in common use. This hymn is also found in his Essays on Grace, Faith, and Experience.
[William T. Brooke]
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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