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‘Lived faithfully a hidden life’

As we noted in last month’s column, Benjamin Beddome, the 18th-century Baptist pastor, was in the habit of preparing a hymn to be sung at the close of the morning worship service, which would pick up the theme of his sermon.

History Professor Michael Haykin

Given this sermonic link of the vast majority of Beddome’s hymns it is not surprising to find that many of them are strongly doctrinal.