Wake, shepherds of Judah

Wake, shepherds of Judah

Author: E. Jones
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: E. Jones

Jones, Edmund, son of the Rev. Philip Jones, Cheltenham, was born in 1722, and attended for a time the Baptist College at Bristol. At the age of 19 he began to preach for the Baptist Congregation at Exeter, and two years afterwards he became its pastor. In 1760 he published a volume of Sacred Poems. After a very-useful ministry he died April 15, 1765. From an old manuscript record of the Exeter Baptist Church, it appears that it was under his ministry in the year 1759, that singing was first introduced into that Church as a part of worship. As a hymn-writer he is known chiefly through:— Come, humble sinner, in whose breast. This hymn appeared in Rippon's Baptist Selection, 1181, No. 355, in 1 stanza of 4 lines, and headed, "The successfu… Go to person page >

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First Line: Wake, shepherds of Judah
Author: E. Jones
Refrain First Line: In Bethlehem's stable lowly
Copyright: Public Domain

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