Benjamin Beddome (1717-1795) was a Particular Baptist preacher and hymn writer. He was appointed the pastor of a church in Bourton-on-the-Water in Gloucestershire, where he served for fifty-five years. As he was in the habit of composing a new hymn for every sermon, he is the author of more than 800 hymns.
Great God! My Maker And My King
Psalm 25:1-22: "Unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up my soul. O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me. yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed: let them be ashamed which transgress without cause. Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day. Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they have been ever of old. Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness' sake, O LORD. Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way. The meek will he guide…