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Mercy, descending from above

Mercy, descending from above

Author: Joseph Straphan
Published in 24 hymnals

Author: Joseph Straphan

Straphan, Joseph. This author contributed 3 hymns to Rippon's Baptist Selection, 1787 (see p. 149, i.), viz.:—(1) "Blest is the man whose heart expands" (Education of the Young, (2) "On wings of faith mount up, my soul, and rise" (Heaven anticipated); and (3) "Our Father, Whose eternal sway" (Divine Worship). From No. 1 two centos have been taken:—(1) "Blest work the youthful mind to win," in several collections in Great Britain; and (2), "Delightful work, young souls to win," in use in America. Straphan's birth is given as 1757. From a hymn in the Gospel Magazine, we find that he resided at that time at Hanley. Further details are wanting. [Rev. W. R. Stephenson] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (190… Go to person page >

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First Line: Mercy, descending from above
Author: Joseph Straphan

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d541

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d544

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d544

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #797

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A Collection of Hymns #645

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns #d41

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, for the use of Sunday Schools #52

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Conference Hymns #226

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #704

Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d331

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #704

Hymns for Schools and Families #d308

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Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #484

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Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention #114

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Hymns selected from various authors #502

Sabbath School Choir #d23

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Selections from the Psalms of David in Metre #H114

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Sunday School Hymn Book. (19th ed) #90

The Amaranth #d91

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The Lecture-Room Hymn-Book #H114

The New England Sunday School Hymn Book #d85

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