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Spiritual Melody [Annotated] Benjamin Keach

Spiritual Melody [Annotated]

Benjamin Keach

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Benjamin Keach was one of the earliest proponents of congregational hymn singing. Keach pastored Horse-lie-down church from 1668-1704. Keach was a reprensentative to the 1689 General Assembly and subscribed the 1689 London Baptist Confession ofMoreBenjamin Keach was one of the earliest proponents of congregational hymn singing. Keach pastored Horse-lie-down church from 1668-1704. Keach was a reprensentative to the 1689 General Assembly and subscribed the 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith. Keach was the most voluminous Baptist writer until John Gill, who pastored Horse-lie-down after Keach. Gill was the most voluminous writer until Charles Spurgeon who pastored Horse-lie-down, later the Metropolitan Tabernacle. Spurgeon is the most voluminous Baptist author to date.Keach authored 43 works, of which was this Spiritual Melody. Spiritual Melody contains 222 hymns containing solid Christian, Reformed Baptist, doctrine. This version does not include the music. But the lyrics can be fitted to existing well known hymn tunes.This work was published in 1691. The Old English spelling of words is preserved.