Earthly joys no longer please us

Earthly joys no longer please us

Author: David E. Ford
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: David E. Ford

Ford, David Everard, son of a Congregational Minister at Long Melford, was born there on Sept. 13, 1797. He became pastor of the Congregational Church at Lymington, in Oct. 1821; Travelling Secretary to the Congregational Union in 1841; and pastor of Greengate Chapel, Salford, Manchester, in 1843. He died at Bedford, Oct. 23, 1875. Mr. Ford published several works including, Hymns chiefly on the Parables of Christ, 1828. From this is taken, (1) "Earthly joys no longer please us" (Heaven Anticipated). (2) "How vain is all beneath the skies" (Heaven Anticipated). These are in American common use. See Hymns of the Church, 1869, and Laudes Domini, 1884. Another of his hymns in common use from the same work, p. 107, is:—"Almighty Father, heave… Go to person page >

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First Line: Earthly joys no longer please us
Author: David E. Ford

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A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d104

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d207

Christian Work-songs #d40

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Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #S153

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #614

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #512

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Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #257

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The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #292

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #524

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