To distant lands thy gospel send

To distant lands thy gospel send

Author: John Needham
Published in 25 hymnals

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1 To distant lands thy gospel send,
And thus thy empire wide extend:
To Gentile, savage, Turk, and Jew,
Thou King of grace! salvation shew.

2 Where'er thy sun, or light arise,
Thy name, O god! immortalize:
May nations yet unborn confess,
Thy wisdom, pow'r, and righteousness.

Source: The Psalms of David: with hymns and spiritual songs: also, the catechism, confession of faith, and liturgy of the Reformed Church in the Netherlands #H94

Author: John Needham

Needham, John, was the son of John Needham, Baptist Minister, of Hitchin, Herts, but the date of his birth is unknown. He would doubtless be educated by his father, who was a tutor and in repute as a learned man. In 1750 Needham became co-pastor with John Beddome at the Baptist meetinghouse in the Pithay, Bristol; but, two years later, Beddome having retired through age, a violent controversy arose in the Church with regard to a continuance of the plan of co-pastorship. As the result, Needham and a number of his friends removed to a Baptist meetinghouse in Callowhill Street, where a Mr. Foot was pastor. For a time the two societies used the same builing at different hours, but in 1755 they were united, with Mr. Needham and Mr. Foot as co-pa… Go to person page >

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First Line: To distant lands thy gospel send
Author: John Needham
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d796

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d506

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d309

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #83

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d455

Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Songs, including Some Never Before in Print #d320

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d565

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #510

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1092

The Songs of Zion: or, The Christian's New Hymn Book, for the Use of the Methodists #d190

The Songs of Zion: or, the Christian's New Hymn Book, for the Use of the Methodists. 2nd ed. #d189

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