Before the Administration

We to this place are come to show

Author: Benjamin Beddome
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

We to this place are come, to show
What we to boundless mercy owe;
The Savior's footsteps to explore,
And tread the path he trod before.

Source: A Selection of Hymns: from the best authors, intended to be an appendix to Dr. Watt's psalms and hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #CDLIX

Author: Benjamin Beddome

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 >

Text Information

First Line: We to this place are come to show
Title: Before the Administration
Author: Benjamin Beddome
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


Stanza 1 was first published as Hymn 459 in Rippon's Selection, one stanza.
The other two stanzas date from Beddome's Hymns, 1818.



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #459

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A Selection of Hymns #CDLIX

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Baptist Hymn Book #a800

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The Baptist Hymn Book #1135

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The Baptist Hymn Book #800

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1177

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