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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A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Social Religious Meetings and for Private Devotions. 7th ed. #345Page Scan
Conference Hymns. a new collection of hymns, designed especially for use in conference and prayer meetings, and family worship. #124Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs. 1st Canadian ed. #d327
Hymns for Social Worship, Compiled for the Use of Canadian Baptist Churches #d329
Hymns, Selected and Arranged for the Sunday School of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Matthew, Philadelphia #d204
Missionary Hymns #d83
Parish Hymns: a collection of hymns for public, social, and private worship; selected and original #431Page Scan
Revival Gems: a collection of spirit-stirring hymns. Specially adapted to revivals #151Page Scan
Select Hymns #d510
Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #416Page Scan
The Baptist Harp: a new collection of hymns for the closet, the family, social worship, and revivals #520Page Scan
The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #427Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #773Page Scan
Village Hymns #d652
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #504Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #504Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #504Page Scan



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