At Dismission

Father, before we hence depart

Author: J. Hart
Published in 4 hymnals

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Father, ere we hence depart,
Send thy good Spirit down,
To reside in every heart,
And bless the seed that’s sown;
Fountain of eternal love,
Thou freely gavest thy Son to die;
Send thy Spirit from above,
To quicken and apply.

Source: A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship. In four parts (10th ed.) (Gadsby's Hymns) #866

Author: J. Hart

Hart, Joseph, was born in London in 1712. His early life is involved in obscurity. His education was fairly good; and from the testimony of his brother-in-law, and successor in the ministry in Jewin Street, the Rev. John Hughes, "his civil calling was" for some time "that of a teacher of the learned languages." His early life, according to his own Experience which he prefaced to his Hymns, was a curious mixture of loose conduct, serious conviction of sin, and endeavours after amendment of life, and not until Whitsuntide, 1757, did he realize a permanent change, which was brought about mainly through his attending divine service at the Moravian Chapel, in Fetter Lane, London, and hearing a sermon on Rev. iii. 10. During the next two years ma… Go to person page >

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First Line: Father, before we hence depart
Title: At Dismission
Author: J. Hart
Meter: 7.6.7.7.7.8.7.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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