When first, o'erwhelmed with sin and shame

Author: James G. Deck

Deck, James George, eldest son of John Deck, of Bury St. Edmunds, was born in 1802 and educated for the army, and became an officer in the Indian service. Retiring from the army, and having joined the Plymouth Brethren, he undertook, in 1843, the charge of a congregation of that body, at Wellington, Somerset. In 1852 be went abroad and settled in New Zealand. His hymns were published in Hymns for the Poor of the Flock, 1837-1838; Psalms and Hymns, &c, London, Walther (containing those in the former collection), 1842; the Wellington Hymn Book, 1857; Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 1860. Of his hymns now in use outside his own denomination, the greater part appeared in the 1837-1838 book, and are found in his brother-in-law's (Dr. Walker's) Chelte… Go to person page >

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First Line: When first, o'erwhelmed with sin and shame
Author: James G. Deck

Tune

SOLID ROCK

The Sunday school hymn writer William B. Bradbury (PHH 114) composed SOLID ROCK in 1863 for Edward Mote's "My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less." The tune name derives from that song's refrain: "On Christ, the solid rock, I stand. . . .” Bradbury published SOLID ROCK in his 1864 children's collection…

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Faith Hymns (New ed.) #132Page Scan
Prohibition Bugle Call #d51
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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #419Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #128.419Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #419Page Scan
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #362Page Scan
The Hymnary with Tunes: a collection of music for Sunday schools #101Page Scan
The National Baptist Hymn Book #d582
The National Baptist Hymnal: arranged for use in churches, Sunday schools, and young people's socieities (5th ed. Rev.) #342Page Scan
The New Baptist Psalmist and Tune Book: for churches and Sunday-schools #177Page Scan
The Sacrifice of Praise. psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs designed for public worship and private devotion, with notes on the origin of hymns. #286Page Scan
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d979
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d610
The Song Evangel #d234
The Song Evangel #d22
The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d519



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