A fulness resides in Jesus our head

A fulness resides in Jesus our head

Author: John Fawcett
Published in 15 hymnals

Author: John Fawcett

An orphan at the age of twelve, John Fawcett (b. Lidget Green, Yorkshire, England, 1740; d. Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, 1817) became apprenticed to a tailor and was largely self-educated. He was converted by the preaching of George Whitefield at the age of sixteen and began preaching soon thereafter. In 1765 Fawcett was called to a small, poor, Baptist country church in Wainsgate, Yorkshire. Seven years later he received a call from the large and influential Carter's Lane Church in London, England. Fawcett accepted the call and preached his farewell sermon. The day of departure came, and his family's belongings were loaded on carts, but the distraught congregation begged him to stay. In Singers and Songs of the Church (1869), Josiah Miller te… Go to person page >

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First Line: A fulness resides in Jesus our head
Author: John Fawcett

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A fulness resides in Jesus our Head. J. Fawcett. [Fulness of Christ]. First published in his Hymns adapted to the Circumstances of Public Worship and Private Devotion, 1782, No. 96; in 5 stanzas of 8 lines. This was reprinted in Rippon's Selection, 1787, No. 150, and from thence passed into various collections in Great Britain and America. Original text in Baptist Psalms & Hymns, 1858-80.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs from the Best Authors #d2

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #150

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Baptist Hymn Book #a118

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Choice Hymns #29

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The Baptist Hymn Book #118

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The Christian Harmonist #117

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The Christian Psalmist #S70

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #DCVI

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #868

The Village Hymn book #d2

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