Richard Burnham

Richard Burnham (1749-1810) was a Strict and Particular Baptist pastor and hymn writer. In 1795, he was appointed the pastor of Grafton Street Chapel, Soho, a position he held until his death in 1810. After Burnham’s death, the church appointed John Stevens as Pastor, and in the year 1871, the church was one of twenty-two congregations which joined the Metropolitan Association of Strict Baptist Churches. All churches belonging to this Association at that time were Hyper-Calvinists and Close(d)-Communionists.

  • • The TriUne Jehovah,  Richard Burnham

    God Is My Everlasting King

    Psalm 46:1-11: "God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah. There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the most High. God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her, and that right early. The heathen raged, the kingdoms were moved: he uttered his voice, the earth melted. The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah. Come, behold the works of the LORD, what desolations he hath made in the…

  • • Gracious Covenant and Election,  Richard Burnham

    ‘Twas Fixed In God’s Eternal Mind

    Acts 15:18: "Known unto God are all his works from the beginning of the world." Isaiah 46:9-11: "Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me, declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure: calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man that executeth my counsel from a far country: yea, I have spoken it, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it."