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My Father, it is good for me

My Father, it is good for me

Author: George Rawson
Tune: ST. ANDREW (Tans'ur)
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: George Rawson

Born: June 5, 1807, Leeds, England. Died: March 25, 1889, Clifton, England. Buried: Arno’s Vale Cemetery, Bristol, England. Pseudonym: A Leeds Layman. Rawson, George, was born June 5, 1807, at Leeds, in which town he practised for many years as a solicitor. In 1853 he assisted the Congregational ministers of Leeds in the compilation of Psalms, Hymns, and Passages of Scripture for Christian Worship, a volume commonly known as the Leeds Hymn-book. Mr. Rawson was a member of the Congregational body. In 1858 he also assisted Rev. Dr. Green and other Baptist ministers in the preparation of Psalms and Hymns for the use of the Baptist Denomination. A number of Mr. Rawson's own compositions first appeared in this and in the Leeds Hymn-boo… Go to person page >

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First Line: My Father, it is good for me
Author: George Rawson

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Isles of Shoals Hymn Book and Candle Light Service #128

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The New Laudes Domini #862

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d218

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