Depraved minds on ashes [trifles] feed

Depraved minds on ashes [trifles] feed

Author: John Fawcett
Published in 17 hymnals

Author: John Fawcett

An orphan at the age of twelve, John Fawcett (b. Lidget Green, Yorkshire, England, 1740; d. Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, 1817) became apprenticed to a tailor and was largely self-educated. He was converted by the preaching of George Whitefield at the age of sixteen and began preaching soon thereafter. In 1765 Fawcett was called to a small, poor, Baptist country church in Wainsgate, Yorkshire. Seven years later he received a call from the large and influential Carter's Lane Church in London, England. Fawcett accepted the call and preached his farewell sermon. The day of departure came, and his family's belongings were loaded on carts, but the distraught congregation begged him to stay. In Singers and Songs of the Church (1869), Josiah Miller te… Go to person page >

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First Line: Depraved minds on ashes [trifles] feed
Author: John Fawcett

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d175

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #86

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d65

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #129

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.XCII

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.XCII

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #158

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Baptist Hymn Book #a107

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Pocket Hymns #95

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The Baptist Hymn Book #996

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The Baptist Hymn Book #107

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The Christian Psalmist #150

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #876

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