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God the Father, be thou near

God the Father, be thou near

Author: George Rawson
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: George Rawson

Born: June 5, 1807, Leeds, England. Died: March 25, 1889, Clifton, England. Buried: Arno’s Vale Cemetery, Bristol, England. Pseudonym: A Leeds Layman. Rawson, George, was born June 5, 1807, at Leeds, in which town he practised for many years as a solicitor. In 1853 he assisted the Congregational ministers of Leeds in the compilation of Psalms, Hymns, and Passages of Scripture for Christian Worship, a volume commonly known as the Leeds Hymn-book. Mr. Rawson was a member of the Congregational body. In 1858 he also assisted Rev. Dr. Green and other Baptist ministers in the preparation of Psalms and Hymns for the use of the Baptist Denomination. A number of Mr. Rawson's own compositions first appeared in this and in the Leeds Hymn-boo… Go to person page >

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First Line: God the Father, be thou near
Author: George Rawson

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Church Hymnal, Fourth Edition #17

Church Hymnal, Third Edition #20

Elim; or Hymns of Holy Refreshment #d32

Hymnal for Sunday School and Social Worship #d62

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In Excelsis #91

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In Excelsis #a91

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d246

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Methodist Hymn-Book #824

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Methodist Tune Book #273

Songs of Worship for the Sunday School #d71

The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #952

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #510

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #649

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