Come, ye weary sinners, oppressed

Come, ye weary sinners, oppressed

Author: Decourcy
Published in 39 hymnals

Author: Decourcy

De Courcy, Richard, M.A., born in Ireland in 1743, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. Having received Deacon's Orders, he became, in 1767, Curate to the Rev. Walter Shirley; but his theological views being obnoxious to Dr. Smythe, the Archbishop of Dublin, he was refused Priest's Orders and inhibited from preaching. These circumstances led to his being invited by Lady Huntingdon to England, and his joining her band of preachers. After some time, through Lady Huntingdon's influence, he obtained Priest's Orders from the Bishop of Lichfield. In 1770 he became Curate of Shawbury, Salop, and in 1774 Vicar of St. Alkmond's, Shrewsbury. The latter he retained to his death in 1803. His theological views, work, and other matters concerning him… Go to person page >

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Author: Decourcy

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A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d108

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d71

A Selection of Hymns #d46

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #245

Kingdom of Song for the Sunday School #d26

Revival Hymns #d23

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Revival Hymns #68

The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d132

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The Christian Lyre #65

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The Christian Lyre: Vol I (8th ed. rev.) #65

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The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #158

The Church Hymn Book #d190

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d134

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The Harp #427

The Providence Selection of Hymns, Supplementary to Dr. Watts. #d61

The Sanctus #d51

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