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The sun, that minister of love

The sun, that minister of love

Author: Thomas Gibbons
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Thomas Gibbons

Gibbons, Thomas, was born at Beak, near Newmarket, May 31, 1720; educated by Dr. Taylor, at Deptford; ordained in 1742, as assistant to the Rev. Mr. Bures, at Silver Street Chapel, London; and in 1743 became minister of the Independent Church, at Haberdashers' Hall, where he remained till his death, Feb. 22, 1785. In addition to his ministerial office he became, in 1754, tutor of the Dissenting Academy at Mile End, London; and, in 1759, Sunday evening lecturer at Monkwell Street. In 1760 the College at New Jersey, U.S., gave him the degree of M.A. and in 1764 that of Aberdeen the degree of D.D. His prose works were (1) Calvinism and Nonconformity defended, 1740; (2) Sermons on various subjects, 1762; (3) Rhetoric, 1767; (4) Female Worthies,… Go to person page >

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First Line: The sun, that minister of love
Author: Thomas Gibbons

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Chapel Hymns #d543

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Parish Hymns #524

Parish Psalmody #d795

Parish Psalmody #d809

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H639

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The Congregational Hymn Book #984

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