Faith is the Spirit's sweet control

Author: Baptist W. Noel

Noel, Hon. Baptist Wriothesley, M.A., younger son of Sir Gerard Noel Noel, Bart., and brother of the Earl of Gainsborough, was born at Leithmont, near Leith, July 10, 1799, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. Taking Holy Orders he was for some time Incumbent of St. John's Episcopal Chapel, Bedford Row, London, and Chaplain to the Queen; but in 1848 he seceded from the Church of England, and subsequently became a Baptist Minister. He was pastor of St. John's Street Chapel, Bedford Row, until 1868. He died Jan. 19, 1873. His prose works, about twelve in all, were published between 1847 and 1863. His association with hymnology is through:— (1) A Selection of Psalms and Hymns adapted chiefly for Congregational and Social Worship by… Go to person page >

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First Line: Faith is the Spirit's sweet control
Author: Baptist W. Noel

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ST. AGNES (Dykes)

John B. Dykes (PHH 147) composed ST. AGNES for [Jesus the Very Thought of Thee]. Dykes named the tune after a young Roman Christian woman who was martyred in A.D. 304 during the reign of Diocletian. St. Agnes was sentenced to death for refusing to marry a nobleman to whom she said, "I am already eng…

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Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #274

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #729

The Church Hymn Book #d239

The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d160

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The Evangelical Hymnal #196

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