Jesus is God! The glorious bands

Author: Frederick William Faber

Raised in the Church of England, Frederick W. Faber (b. Calverly, Yorkshire, England, 1814; d. Kensington, London, England, 1863) came from a Huguenot and strict Calvinistic family background. He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford, and ordained in the Church of England in 1839. Influenced by the teaching of John Henry Newman, Faber followed Newman into the Roman Catholic Church in 1845 and served under Newman's supervision in the Oratory of St. Philip Neri. Because he believed that Roman Catholics should sing hymns like those written by John Newton, Charles Wesley, and William Cowpe, Faber wrote 150 hymns himself. One of his best known, "Faith of Our Fathers," originally had these words in its third stanza: "Faith of Our Fathers! Mary'… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus is God! The glorious bands
Author: Frederick William Faber
Copyright: Public Domain

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Elim; or Hymns of Holy Refreshment #d55

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #195

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Laudes Domini #344

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #1434

The Church Hymnal #d200

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The Church Praise Book #149

The Mission Band Hymnal #d30

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The New Laudes Domini #383

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The Otterbein Hymnal #100

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The People's Hymnal #100

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The Sanctuary Hymnal, published by Order of the General Conference of the United Brethren in Christ #126

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Worship in Song #149

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