The time is short ere all that live

The time is short ere all that live

Author: Joseph Hoskins
Published in 4 hymnals

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: The time is short ere all that live
Author: Joseph Hoskins

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns and Tunes: for Public and Private Worship, and Sunday Schools #91Page Scan
Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part I #d239
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #156Page Scan
The Gospel Praise Book #d442
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