Who are these that come from far

Who are these that come from far

Author: Thomas Kelly
Published in 22 hymnals

Author: Thomas Kelly

Kelly, Thomas, B.A., son of Thomas Kelly, a Judge of the Irish Court of Common Pleas, was born in Dublin, July 13, 1769, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was designed for the Bar, and entered the Temple, London, with that intention; but having undergone a very marked spiritual change he took Holy Orders in 1792. His earnest evangelical preaching in Dublin led Archbishop Fowler to inhibit him and his companion preacher, Rowland Hill, from preaching in the city. For some time he preached in two unconsecrated buildings in Dublin, Plunket Street, and the Bethesda, and then, having seceded from the Established Church, he erected places of worship at Athy, Portarlington, Wexford, &c, in which he conducted divine worship and preached. H… Go to person page >

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Author: Thomas Kelly

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Who are these that come from far? T. Kelly. [Triumphs of the Gospel.] This hymn in Hatfield's Church Hymns, N. Y., 1872, and others, is composed of stanzas iii., iv. (rearranged) v., vi. of Kelly's "Hark! what sounds salute our ears," which appeared in the 1806 edition of his Hymns, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines (ed. 1853, No. 6). --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #566

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1137

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d927

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d925

Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d314

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Seamen's Hymns #566

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d703

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #571

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #878

Vestry Harp #d61

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