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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Nearness to the Lord

When sorrows round us roll

Author: Benjamin Beddome (1818)
Published in 8 hymnals

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: When sorrows round us roll
Title: Nearness to the Lord
Author: Benjamin Beddome (1818)
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Source: Appeared posthumously in Hymns Adapted to Public Worship (London: Burton and Briggs,1818)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d554

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The Baptist Psalmody #739

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The Hymn Book of the African Methodist Episcopal Church #572

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The New York Choralist #140b

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The Psalmist #545

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The Psalmist #545

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The Psalmody #1218

The Sanctus #d269

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