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When rocks and when shallows beset us

When rocks and when shallows beset us

Author: James Edmeston
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: James Edmeston

Edmeston, James, born Sept. 10, 1791. His maternal grandfather was the Rev. Samuel Brewer, who for 50 years was the pastor of an Independent congregation at Stepney. Educated as an architect and surveyor, in 1816 he entered upon his profession on his own account, and continued to practice it until his death on Jan. 7, 1867. The late Sir G. Gilbert Scott was his pupil. Although an Independent by descent he joined the Established Church at a comparatively early age, and subsequently held various offices, including that of churchwarden, in the Church of St. Barnabas, Homerton. His hymns number nearly 2000. The best known are “Lead us, Heavenly Father, lead us” and "Saviour, breathe an evening blessing." Many of his hymns were written for c… Go to person page >

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First Line: When rocks and when shallows beset us
Author: James Edmeston

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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns for Christian Melody #946Page Scan
Oberlin social & sabbath school hymn book #193Page Scan
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d563
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #346Page Scan
The American Seaman's Hymn Book: a Collection of Sacred Songs for the Use of Mariners #d244
The Social and Sabbath School Hymn-Book. (5th ed.) #193Page Scan
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