To Canaan's sacred bound we haste with songs of joy

To Canaan's sacred bound we haste with songs of joy

Author: Thomas Kelly
Tune: PILGRIMAGE (Sullivan)
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Thomas Kelly

Kelly, Thomas, B.A., son of Thomas Kelly, a Judge of the Irish Court of Common Pleas, was born in Dublin, July 13, 1769, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was designed for the Bar, and entered the Temple, London, with that intention; but having undergone a very marked spiritual change he took Holy Orders in 1792. His earnest evangelical preaching in Dublin led Archbishop Fowler to inhibit him and his companion preacher, Rowland Hill, from preaching in the city. For some time he preached in two unconsecrated buildings in Dublin, Plunket Street, and the Bethesda, and then, having seceded from the Established Church, he erected places of worship at Athy, Portarlington, Wexford, &c, in which he conducted divine worship and preached. H… Go to person page >

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First Line: To Canaan's sacred bound we haste with songs of joy
Author: Thomas Kelly
Refrain First Line: Hallelujah, hallelujah, we are on our way to God

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #400

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Carmina Sanctorum: a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #400

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Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #266

Showalter's Gospel Songs No.2 #d75

The Christian Hymnist #d560

The People's Praise Book or Carmina Sanctorum #d658

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