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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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Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Pious of All Denominations #d104
A New Selection of Nearly Eight Hundred Evangelical Hymns, from More than 200 Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, & America, including a great number of originals, alphabetically arranged #385Page Scan
A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns ... intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes #385Page Scan
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
Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #I.162[I.122]Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #B30Page Scan



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