The Hearer of Prayer

Ye praying souls, rejoice

Author: Samuel Medley
Tune: GABRIEL (Haydn)
Published in 16 hymnals

Author: Samuel Medley

Medley, Samuel, born June 23, 1738, at Cheshunt, Herts, where his father kept a school. He received a good education; but not liking the business to which he was apprenticed, he entered the Royal Navy. Having been severely wounded in a battle with the French fleet off Port Lagos, in 1759, he was obliged to retire from active service. A sermon by Dr. Watts, read to him about this time, led to his conversion. He joined the Baptist Church in Eagle Street, London, then under the care of Dr. Gifford, and shortly afterwards opened a school, which for several years he conducted with great success. Having begun to preach, he received, in 1767, a call to become pastor of the Baptist church at Watford. Thence, in 1772, he removed to Byrom Street, Liv… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ye praying souls, rejoice
Title: The Hearer of Prayer
Author: Samuel Medley
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 16 of 16)

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #561

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Familiar Hymns for Social Meetings #11

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #561

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Hymns of the "Jubilee Harp" #a327

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New Hymn and Tune book #259f

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New Hymn and Tune Book #259f

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d920

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The Devotional Chimes #204b

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The Harp #544

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a544

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The Heart and Voice #201b

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The Jubilee Harp #327

The Pilgrim's Harp #d298

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #715

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The Tribute of Praise #715

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The Tribute of Praise #669

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