Now in my early days

Now in my early days

Author: John Fawcett
Published in 10 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: Now in my early days
Author: John Fawcett
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

A Collection of Hymns from Various Authors. New ed. #d228

Boston Sunday School Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d85

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New Union Hymns #517

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d571

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Sunday School Hymn Book. (19th ed) #148

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The Boston Sunday School Hymn Book #104

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #433

The Song Book of the Salvation Army #d528

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