God the Father, be thou near

God the Father, be thou near

Author: George Rawson
Published in 12 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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Author: George Rawson



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
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
In Excelsis: hymns with tunes for Christian worship #91Page Scan
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d246
Methodist Hymn-Book #824Page Scan
Methodist Tune Book: a collection of tunes adapted to the Methodist Hymn book #273Page Scan
Songs of Worship for the Sunday School #d71
The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #952
The Pilgrim Hymnal #510Page Scan
The Pilgrim Hymnal: with responsive readings and other aids to worship #649Page Scan
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