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As when a child secure of harms

As when a child secure of harms

Author: J. Hart (1759)
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: J. Hart

Hart, Joseph, was born in London in 1712. His early life is involved in obscurity. His education was fairly good; and from the testimony of his brother-in-law, and successor in the ministry in Jewin Street, the Rev. John Hughes, "his civil calling was" for some time "that of a teacher of the learned languages." His early life, according to his own Experience which he prefaced to his Hymns, was a curious mixture of loose conduct, serious conviction of sin, and endeavours after amendment of life, and not until Whitsuntide, 1757, did he realize a permanent change, which was brought about mainly through his attending divine service at the Moravian Chapel, in Fetter Lane, London, and hearing a sermon on Rev. iii. 10. During the next two years ma… Go to person page >

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First Line: As when a child secure of harms
Author: J. Hart (1759)
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d9

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Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs #97

Divine Hymns, or Spiritual Songs #d11

Hymns, etc. composed on various subjects #66

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Hymns, etc. #69

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons #d13

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Hymns #66

Old School Sonnets, or a Selection of Choice Hymns #d30

The Young Convert's Companion #d9

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