And may I hope that when no more

And may I hope that when no more

Author: Joseph Swain
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Joseph Swain

Swain, Joseph, was born at Birmingham in 1761, and after being apprenticed to an engraver, removed to London. After a time he became a decided Christian, and being of an emotional poetic temperament, began to give expression to his new thoughts and feelings in hymns. In 1783 he was baptized by the Rev. Dr. Rippon, and in 1791 became minister of a Baptist congregation in East Street, Walworth. After a short but popular and very useful ministry, he died April 16, 1796 Swain published the following:— (1) A Collection of Poems on Several Occasions, London, 1781; (2) Redemption, a Poem in five Books, London, 1789; (3) Experimental Essays on Divine Subjects, London, 1791; (4) Walworth Hymns, by J. Swain, Pastor of the Baptist Church Meeting… Go to person page >

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First Line: And may I hope that when no more
Author: Joseph Swain

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And may I hope that when no more. Joseph Swain. [Trust in God.] Printed in his Walworth Hymns, 1792, in 10 stanzas of 4 lines. In its full form it is not in common use, but selections appear in Denham's Saints’ Melody, 1837, &c, and also in the American Baptist Praise Book. Original text in the 1869 reprint of Swain's Hymns. [William T. Brooke] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Hymns of the Church Militant #342

Primitive Baptist Hymn Book for All Lovers of Sacred Song. 3rd ed. #d11

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #191

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The Baptist Praise Book #1061

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