Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove, Breathe upon us

Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove, Breathe upon us

Author: Joseph Irons
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Joseph Irons

Irons, Joseph, son of William Irons, of Ware, was born at Ware, Nov. 1785, and was for some years the friend of John Newton when the latter was Rector of St. Mary, Woolnoth, and an attendant upon his ministry. On the death of Newton, Irons joined the Nonconformists, and was for some time Pastor of a Nonconformist Chapel at Sawston, and then of the Grove Chapel, Camber well, London. He died April 3, 1852. J. Irons's reputation as a preacher amongst the Nonconformists was very great. His sermons were intensely Calvinistic and very powerful; and the perorations, not unfrequently in poetical blank verse, were most striking and effective. His hymns are powerful, and at times poetical, but from their strong Calvinistic teaching have failed to be… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove, Breathe upon us
Author: Joseph Irons

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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Songs of the Spirit #d211
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #240Page Scan
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d327
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d206
The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d161



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