Thomas Raffles was born in London in 1788. He studied at Homerton College, and in 1809 became pastor of a Congregational society at Hammersmith. In 1812, he removed to Liverpool, where he was minister in the Great George Street chapel. This position he held for forty-nine years. He died at Liverpool, in 1863. He published several sermons, letters of travel, poems, and hymns for the use of his congregation.
--Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >
Display Title: Lord, like the Publican I StandFirst Line: Lord, like the publican I standTune Title: AVONDALEAuthor: Thomas RafflesMeter: C.M.Scripture: Luke 18:13Date: 1990Subject: The Way of Salvation | Repentance; Faith | Justification by; God | Mercy of; Heart | Contrite