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Fountain of truth and grace and power

Fountain of truth and grace and power

Author: John Lawson
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: John Lawson

Lawson, John, was born at Trowbridge, Wiltshire, July 24, 1787. He was articled to a wood-engraver in London; but believing that his knowledge of various manual arts might make him useful in the foreign mission field, he offered himself to the Baptist Missionary Society, and was sent to India. He arrived at Serampore in 1812, and soon rendered good service by showing how to reduce the types for printing used in the Eastern languages. He subsequently became pastor of a Baptist Church in Calcutta, devoting also much time to the work of education, He died Oct. 22, 1825. Mr. Lawson was an accomplished naturalist and a good musician, but his favourite recreation was the composition of poetry. Orient Harping, Roland, and other poems were publishe… Go to person page >

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First Line: Fountain of truth and grace and power
Author: John Lawson