Truth, truth, O blessed truth

'Tis built on a rock, and the tempest may rave

Author: Joshua Marsden
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Joshua Marsden

Marsden, Joshua, a Wesleyan Methodist Missionary in Nova Scotia, and afterwards in the Bermuda Islands, born in 1777, and died in 1837. He published Amusements of a Mission, N. Y., 1812, in which a poem on Missions appeared as "Go, ye messengers of God." In his Narrative of a Mission (2nd ed.), 1827, he claims this as his own. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: 'Tis built on a rock, and the tempest may rave
Title: Truth, truth, O blessed truth
Author: Joshua Marsden

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