Christ, who knows all his sheep

Christ, who knows all his sheep

Alterer: Richard Baxter
Published in 7 hymnals

Alterer: Richard Baxter

Baxter, Richard. Only s. of Richard Baxter, yeoman, Eaton Constantine, Shropshire, b. at Rowton, Shropshire, Nov. 12,1615. He was educated at Wroxeter School, and for a time held the Mastership of the Dudley Grammar School. On taking Holy Orders, he became, in 1640, Ourate of Kidderminster. Subsequently he was for some time chaplain to one of Cromwell's regiments. Through weakness he had to take an enforced rest, during which he wrote his Saints’ Everlasting Rest. On regaining his health he returned to Kidderminster, where he remained until 1660, when he removed to London. At the Restoration he became chaplain to Charles II and was offered the bishopric of Hereford, which he refused. On the passing of the Act of Uniformity, he retired fro… Go to person page >

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First Line: Christ, who knows all his sheep
Alterer: Richard Baxter
Meter: Irregular
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard Edition #347

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