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When Jesus first, at heaven's command

When Jesus first, at heaven's command

Author: Rowland Hill
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Rowland Hill

Hill, Rowland, M.A., son of Sir Rowland Hill, Bart., was born at Hawkstone, near Shrewsbury, Aug. 23,1744, and educated at Shrewsbury Grammar School, Eton, and St. John's College, Cambridge (B.A. 1769). Taking Holy Orders, he was for a time curate of Kingston, near Taunton. Leaving his curacy, but without renouncing his Orders or his connection with the Church of England, he itinerated for some twelve years, preaching mostly in Wilts, Gloucestershire, Somersetshire, and London. At Wotton-under-Edge he built a Chapel, where he often preached, and also opened the well-known Surrey Chapel, London, in 1783. At the latter place he ministered for nearly fifty years. He took great interest in Evangelical and Mission work, was one of the founders o… Go to person page >

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First Line: When Jesus first, at heaven's command
Author: Rowland Hill

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A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Pious of All Denominations #d104

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d557

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons 3rd Am. from 9th London ed. #d264

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Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #I.162[I.122]

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The Baptist Hymn Book #B30

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