How vast the blessings, how divine, From godliness

How vast the blessings, how divine, From godliness

Author: John Fawcett
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: John Fawcett

Fawcett, John, D.D., was born Jan. 6, 1739 or 1740, at Lidget Green, near Bradford, Yorks. Converted at the age of sixteen under the ministry of G. Whitefield, he at first joined the Methodists, but three years later united with the Baptist Church at Bradford. Having begun to preach he was, in 1765, ordained Baptist minister at Wainsgate, near Hebden Bridge, Yorks. In 1772 he was invited to London, to succeed the celebrated Dr. J. Gill, as pastor of Carter's Lane; the invitation had been formally accepted, the farewell sermon at Wainsgate had been preached and the wagons loaded with his goods for removal, when the love and tears of his attached people prevailed and he decided to remain. In 1777 a new chapel was built for him at Hebden Bridg… Go to person page >

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First Line: How vast the blessings, how divine, From godliness
Author: John Fawcett

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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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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #333

The Christian Hymn Book #d278

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d281

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1002b

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