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How vast the blessings, how divine, From godliness

How vast the blessings, how divine, From godliness

Author: John Fawcett
Published in 8 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: How vast the blessings, how divine, From godliness
Author: John Fawcett
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d331

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d144

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Baptist Hymn Book #a333

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The Baptist Hymn Book #333

The Christian Hymn Book #d278

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d281

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The Christian Psalmist #353

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1002b

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