Father above, thou God of love

Father above, thou God of love

Author: J. N. Folwell
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: J. N. Folwell

Folwell, Joseph N. (Philadelphia, June 1, 1827--November 13, 1909, Kingston, New Jersey). Baptist. Born into a Quaker family, Folwell became a Baptist in 1847 and shortly thereafter began to study for the ministry. Attended Bucknell University, but was forced to leave during his junior year due to illness. Received honorary M.A. from Madison University, Hamilton, New York. Pastorates at Roadstown, NJ, 1851; Philadelphia, 1852; Ithaca, NY, 1868-1869; Brooklyn, NY, 1870-1882; Bayonne City, NJ, 1886; Westfield, NJ, 1887; Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1888-1889; Camden, NJ, 1892-1896; Kingston, NJ, 1898, 1902-1909; Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, 1899-1900; Jersey City, NJ, 1901. Author of Baptist Catechism for Families and Sunday Schools (Ithaca, 1866).… Go to person page >

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First Line: Father above, thou God of love
Author: J. N. Folwell
Refrain First Line: For this I plead
Copyright: Public Domain

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Bright Jewels for the Sunday School #87

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Christian Songs #140a

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Little Pilgrim Songs #12

Selected Songs #d20

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