How many things combine to show

How many things combine to show

Author: Thomas Kelly
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 How many things combine to show,
The joyful day is near at hand,
When truth shall spread and sinners know
The Savior’s name in every land.

2 When did the friends of truth unite,
With so much zeal as now they do;
To spread abroad its glorious light,
And bring its excellence to view?

3 Mark how in this auspicious time,
The promised day by prophets sung,
The people hear, of every clime,
The Gospel in their native tongue.

4 It runs, it flies through every land;
We mark its progress with delight,
And bless His name, at whose command,
A day has ris’n, so fair, so bright.

5 Nor should His people give Him rest,
Or cease their earnest cry to raise,
Until Jerusalem be blest,
And through the earth become "a praise."

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9614

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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