This world would be a wilderness

This world would be a wilderness

Author: Benjamin Beddome (1818)
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: Benjamin Beddome

Benjamin Beddome was born at Henley-in Arden, Warwickshire, January 23, 1717. His father was a Baptist minister. He studied at various places, and began preaching in 1740. He was pastor of a Baptist society at Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, until his death in 1795. In 1770, he received the degree of M.A. from the Baptist College in Providence, Rhode Island. He published several discourses and hymns. "His hymns, to the number of 830, were published in 1818, with a recommendation from Robert Hall." Montgomery speaks of him as a "writer worthy of honour both for the quantity and the quality of his hymns." --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: This world would be a wilderness
Author: Benjamin Beddome (1818)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Stanzas 1-3 are stanzas 4, 3, and 3 of Benjamin Beddome's hymn, "When earthly streams are passed away," no. 156 in his 1818 Hymns. Stanza 4 is stanza 5 of a different Beddome Hymn, "This world's a dreary wilderness," no. 100 in 1818.

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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Hymns for the Camp. (3rd ed. rev. and enl.) #83

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #515

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #203.515

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The Baptist Hymn Book #515

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The Baptist Psalmody #514

The Great Redemption in Songs New and Selected #d294

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The Psalmist #535

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The Psalmist #535

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The Psalmody #625

The Southern Psalmist #d830

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d874

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