Jesus the heavenly lover gave

Jesus the heavenly lover gave

Author: John Fawcett
Published in 30 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: Jesus the heavenly lover gave
Author: John Fawcett

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A Collection of Hymns & Spiritual Songs, for Public and Family Worship #d72

A New and Beautiful Collection of Select Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d167

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #295

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A Selection of Hymns & Psalms #123

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.XCIII

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.XCIII

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #159

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Baptist Hymn Book #a108

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d268

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #S106

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d242

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Pocket Hymns #96

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #CCII

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d296

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The Baptist Hymn Book #355

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The Baptist Hymn Book #108

The Choice #H57

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The Choice #H57

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #877

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