Great God, with heart and tongue

Great God, with heart and tongue

Author: John Fawcett
Published in 27 hymnals

Author: John Fawcett

An orphan at the age of twelve, John Fawcett (b. Lidget Green, Yorkshire, England, 1740; d. Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, 1817) became apprenticed to a tailor and was largely self-educated. He was converted by the preaching of George Whitefield at the age of sixteen and began preaching soon thereafter. In 1765 Fawcett was called to a small, poor, Baptist country church in Wainsgate, Yorkshire. Seven years later he received a call from the large and influential Carter's Lane Church in London, England. Fawcett accepted the call and preached his farewell sermon. The day of departure came, and his family's belongings were loaded on carts, but the distraught congregation begged him to stay. In Singers and Songs of the Church (1869), Josiah Miller te… Go to person page >

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First Line: Great God, with heart and tongue
Author: John Fawcett

Notes

Great God, with heart and tongue . This is an altered form of J. Fawcett's "With humble heart and tongue," p. 373, ii.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Instances

Instances (1 - 27 of 27)
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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #793

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Evangelical Hymns #171

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #269

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #20

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #269

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #1183

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #S20

Hymns for the Use of the Sunday School of Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church, Jersey City #d42

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Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #268

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d123

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Methodist Social Hymn Book #322

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Mission Songs #157

Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d43

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Sunday-School Hymns #343

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #485

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d126

The Church Hymn Book #d320

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The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #80

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The Mother's Hymn Book #61

The Sabbath Chimes #d77

The Sunday School Child's Hymn Book. Rev. #d8

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The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #604

Union Hymns. Rev. #d118

Union Hymns. Rev. #d120

Virginia Selection of Psalms #d150

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