John Gambold

John Gambold
Short Name: John Gambold
Full Name: Gambold, John, 1711-1771
Birth Year: 1711
Death Year: 1771

Gambold, John, M.A., was b. April 10, 1711, at Puncheston, Pembrokeshire, where his father was vicar. Educated at Christ Church, Oxford, where he graduated B.A. in 1730, M.A. in 1734. Taking Holy Orders, he became, about 1739, Vicar of Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, but resigned his living in Oct. 1742, and joined the United Brethren [Moravians], by whom lie was chosen one of their bishops in 1754. He d. at Haverfordwest, Sept. 13, 1771. He published an edition of the Greek Testament; Maxims and Theological Ideas; Sermons, and a dramatic poem called Ignatius. About 26 translations and 18 original hymns in the Moravian Hymn Books are assigned to him. One or two of his hymns, which were published by the Wesleys, have been claimed for them, but the evidence is in favour of Gambold. A collected ed. of his works was published at Bath in 1789, and afterwards reprinted. [George Arthur Crawford, M.A.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Wikipedia Biography

John Gambold (10 April 1711 – 13 September 1771), was bishop of the Unitas Fratrum.

Texts by John Gambold (32)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A country I've found, where true joys aboundJohn Gambold (Author)3
Ah tell me no moreJohn Gambold (Author)7
Almighty Lord, eternal WordJohn Gambold (Author)English2
Arise, my spirit, bless the dayJohn Gambold (Author)1
Attend, O Savior, to our prayerJohn Gambold, 1711-71 (Author)6
Dear Lord, my soul desirethJohn Gambold (Author)4
Fit us for Thy service, LordJohn Gambold (Translator)English3
Go forth in spirit, goJohn Gambold (Author)7
Ím, megtaláltam igaz MegváltómatJohn Gambold (Author)Hungarian2
Jesus, I never can forget the pangs Thou has sustainedJ. Gambold (Translator)English3
Jesus, Lord most great and gloriousJohn Gambold (Author)5
Jesus, who can be once compared with TheeJohn Gambold (Author)English8
Jesus, who with Thee Can compared be?John Gambold, 1711-71 (Translator)6
Lord God of hosts, by all adored, Thy name we praise with one accordBp. John Gambold (Author)English25
My God, I have found the thrice blessed groundRev. John Gambold (Author)English4
No more with trembling heart I tryJohn Gambold (Author)4
O Christ, what consolationJohn Gambold (Author)1
O Eternal word, Jesus Christ, our LordJohn Gambold (Translator (st. 3, 4))English2
O grant Thy servants, through Thy graceJohn Gambold (Author)English9
O head, so full of bruises, So full of pain and scornJohn Gambold (Translator)English3
O sacred head, now wounded, With grief and shame weighed downJohn Gambold, 1711-1771 (Translator (stanza 3))English1
O tell me no more Of this world's vain storeJohn Gambold (Author)English172
O world, see thy creatorJohn Gambold (Author)1
Rejoice, our nature Christ assumesJohn Gambold (Translator (English))English8
Thank God, towards eternityJohn Gambold (Author)1
Thee we adore, eternal [O gracioius] Lord!John Gambold (Author)English7
They who Jesus' followers areJohn Gambold (Author (stanza 1))2
They, who know our Lord indeedBishop John Gambold, 1711-1711 (Author)4
To God we render thanks and praise, who pitied mankind's fallen raceJohn Gambold (Author)2
What praise to Thee, my SaviorJohn Gambold (Author)English3
Ye bottomless depths of God's infinite loveJohn Gambold (Author)English2
Ye who called, ye who called to Christ's service areJohn Gambold (Author)6

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