Bear me on your [thy] rapid wing [wings], Everlasting Spirit

Bear me on your [thy] rapid wing [wings], Everlasting Spirit

Author: Richard Kempenfelt
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Richard Kempenfelt

Kempenfelt, Richard, of Swedish descent, was born Oct., 1718. In Jan., 1741, he obtained a lieutenant's commission in the British Navy. He became captain in 1757, and admiral in 1780. He was drowned in the "Royal George," which sank in harbour at Portsmouth on Aug. 29, 1782. Admiral Kempenfelt was an admirer of Whitefield and the Wesleys, and interested himself much in evangelistic work. His hymns were published as Original Hymns and Poems. By Philotheorus. Exeter, printed by B. Thorn, 1777, and were dedicated "To the Rev. Mr. Fletcher, Vicar of Madeley, in Shropshire." They were reprinted, with a Preface, by D. Sedgwick, in 1861. Although most of these hymns are given in the older collections, only a few reĀ¬main in modern hymn-books, and,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Bear me on your [thy] rapid wing [wings], Everlasting Spirit
Author: Richard Kempenfelt

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