Now in a song of grateful praise

Now in a song of grateful praise. Samuel Medley* (1738-1799).  According to JJ, p. 722, this hymn was from the Gospel Magazine, June 1776 (the last month in which Augustus Montague Toplady* was editor), but this has not been verified (the Gospel Magazine print-out for June 1776 is defective). Nor is the hymn in either the Second Edition of Hymns. By the Rev. S. Medley, of Liverpool (1789), or Hymns.The public worship and private devotions of true Christians assisted, in some thoughts in verse: principally drawn from select passages of the word of God. By Samuel Medley (1800). It was, however, included in an American hymnal as early as 1793, in a Baptist collection which printed a...

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