|Short Name:||Ingram Cobbin|
|Full Name:||Cobbin, Ingram, 1777-1851|
Cobbin, Ingram, M.A., born Dec, 1777, and educated for, the Congregational Ministry at Hoxton College. Entering the ministry in 1802, he was successively pastor of congregations at Banbury, at Holloway, at Putney, and at Crediton. He was also for some time Secretary of the Home Mission Society. He died at Camberwell, March 10, 1851. His publications were numerous, including Scripture Parables in Verse, 1818; The Village Hymn Book, 1820; and a translation of Caesar Malan's Hymns, 1825. He also contributed the following hymns to the Baptist New Selection, 1828:—
1. As blows the wind, and in its flight. Regeneration.
2. Before the Almighty power began. Sovereign Grace.
3. If 'tis sweet to mingle where. Prayer Meeting.
4. Lord! there is a throne of grace. Prayer.
5. Lord! to Thy bounteous care we owe. Harvest.
Of these hymns, Nos. 3 and 4 are in the most extensive use, and are given in several modern collections, specially amongst the Baptists.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
Cobbin, Ingram, p. 239, ii. The hymn A throne of grace! then let us go" (The Throne of Grace), which is found in several American hymnbooks, is usually attributed to this author, but we have failed to trace it in any of his works.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)