Sing, O heavens, and be joyful, O earth

Sing, O heavens, and be joyful, O earth

Author: John Kent
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: John Kent

Kent, John, was born at Bideford, Devonshire, Dec. 1766, and died Nov. 15, 1843. As a working shipwright his opportunities for acquiring the education and polish necessary for the production of refined verse were naturally limited. His hymns are strongly worded, very earnest and simple, and intensely Calvinistic. A few were published in Samuel Reece's Collection, 1799. The first edition of his Collection of Original Gospel Hymns, was published in 1803, and the 10th edition, with "The Author's Experience," in verse, 264 hymns, 15 longer pieces, and a Life by his Son in 1861. The Calvinistic teaching so prominent in his hymns has restricted their use to a limited number of collections. The greatest use made of them in modern hymnbooks has bee… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sing, O heavens, and be joyful, O earth
Author: John Kent

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Book of Public Worship for the Use of The New Church signified by the new Jerusalem in the Revelation #G8Page Scan
The Key-Stone Collection of Church Music: a complete collection of hymn tunes, anthems, psalms, chants, & c. to which is added the physiological system for training choirs and teaching singing schools #208Page Scan
The Praise #d245
Youth Songs #d54



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