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 >
ST. THOMAS is actually lines 5 through 8 of the sixteen-line tune HOLBORN, composed by Aaron Williams (b. London, England, 1731; d. London, 1776) and published in his Collection (1763, 1765) as a setting for Charles Wesley's text "Soldiers of Christ, Arise" (570). The harmonization is by Lowell Maso…
Display Title: 'T is God the spirit leadsFirst Line: 'T is God the spirit leadsMeter: S. M.Date: 1835Subject: Attributes and Providence of God | The constant help of ProvidenceSource: Christian Psalmist
Display Title: 'Tis God the spirit leadsFirst Line: 'Tis God the spirit leadsTune Title: OLNEYAuthor: Anon.Scripture: Philippians 2:12-13Date: 1875Subject: Dependence | On Grace; Faith | Gift of God; Holy Spirit | ; Regeneration | Wrought by God