Ye praying souls, rejoice

Ye praying souls, rejoice

Author: Samuel Medley
Tune: GABRIEL (Haydn)
Published in 13 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 >

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First Line: Ye praying souls, rejoice
Author: Samuel Medley

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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

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d920

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The Harp #544

The Pilgrim's Harp #d298

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

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