God of the world, near and afar

God of the world, near and afar

Author: Sewall Sylvester Cutting
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Sewall Sylvester Cutting

Cutting, Sewell Sylvester, D.D., a Baptist Minister, was born at Windsor, Vermont, Jan. 19, 1813, graduated at the University of Vermont, 1835, and was ordained at Boylston, Massachusetts, 1836. He was pastor at Southbridge, Mass., from 1837 to 1845. Editor of the New York Recorder. 1845-50, and 1853-55; and of the Christian Review, 1850-53, and 1855-68. In 1868 he was appointed Professor of Rhetoric and History at the University, Rochester, N. York, and Secretary of the American Baptist Educational Commission. He died at Brooklyn, Feb. 7, 1882. His Historical Vindication of the Baptists was published in 1858. His hymns in common use include:— 1. Father, we bless the gentle care. The love of God. Appeared in Hymns for the Vest… Go to person page >

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Author: Sewall Sylvester Cutting
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