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His vestments of righteousness

His vestments of righteousness

Author: Joseph Swain
Published in 14 hymnals

Author: Joseph Swain

Swain, Joseph, was born at Birmingham in 1761, and after being apprenticed to an engraver, removed to London. After a time he became a decided Christian, and being of an emotional poetic temperament, began to give expression to his new thoughts and feelings in hymns. In 1783 he was baptized by the Rev. Dr. Rippon, and in 1791 became minister of a Baptist congregation in East Street, Walworth. After a short but popular and very useful ministry, he died April 16, 1796 Swain published the following:— (1) A Collection of Poems on Several Occasions, London, 1781; (2) Redemption, a Poem in five Books, London, 1789; (3) Experimental Essays on Divine Subjects, London, 1791; (4) Walworth Hymns, by J. Swain, Pastor of the Baptist Church Meeting… Go to person page >

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First Line: His vestments of righteousness
Author: Joseph Swain

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Instances (1 - 14 of 14)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Pious of All Denominations #d32
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Designed for the Use of the Pious #d63
Hymns and Spiritual Songs with Choruses Affixed; as Usually Sung at Camp-Meetings. 24th ed. #d53
Original and Selected Reformation Hymns ... dedicated to the Twelve Tribes of the Lord's Modern Israel #d39
Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #II.41bPage Scan
Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d127
Select Melodies, comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use #d90
Select Melodies, Comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use not Found in the Standard Methodist Episcopal Hymnal #d90
Select Melodies; Comprising the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use, and not generally found in standard church hymn-books: as also a number of original pieces, and translations from...German #83Page Scan
Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d52
Social Melodies #d50
The Camp Meeting Hymn Book: containing the most approved hymns and spiritual songs Used by the Methodist Connexion in the United States #59Page Scan
The Camp-Meeting Chorister: or, a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, for the pious of all denominations. To be sung at camp meetings, during revivals of religion, and on other occasions #171bPage Scan
The Sweet Singer of Israel: a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, usually sung at camp, prayer, and social meetings, and revivals of religion (New ed. much enlarged) #80Page Scan
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