Launched on a sea where troubled waves

Launched on a sea where troubled waves

Author: Joseph Irons
Published in 4 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 >

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First Line: Launched on a sea where troubled waves
Author: Joseph Irons



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns for Christian Melody #935Page Scan
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d249
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #311Page Scan
The American Seaman's Hymn Book: a Collection of Sacred Songs for the Use of Mariners #d124
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