While the heralds of salvation

While the heralds of salvation

Author: Benjamin Francis
Published in 17 hymnals

Author: Benjamin Francis

Francis, Benjamin , M.A., was born in Wales in 1734. He was baptized at the age of 15, and began to preach at 19. He studied at the Bristol Baptist College, and commenced his ministry at Sodbury. In 1757 he removed to Horsley (afterwards called Shortwood), in Gloucestershire. There he remained, through a happy and very successful ministry of 42 years, until his death in 1799. He was the author of many poetical compositions :— (1) Conflagration, a Poem in Four Parts, (1770); (2) Elegies on the Deaths of the Revs. George Whitefield , Caleb Evans, Robert Day, and Joshua Thomas; (3) The Association, a Poem (1790); (4) a Poetical Address to the Stockbridge Indians (5) two satirical pieces on the Baptismal controversy; The Salopian Zealo… Go to person page >

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First Line: While the heralds of salvation
Author: Benjamin Francis

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs. 1st Canadian ed. #d327

Hymns for Social Worship, Compiled for the Use of Canadian Baptist Churches #d329

Missionary Hymns #d83

Select Hymns #d510

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The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #427

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The Gospel Psalmist #773

Village Hymns #d652

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