Little faith

O thou of little faith, On seas of trouble tossed

Author: Joseph Irons
Published in 7 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: O thou of little faith, On seas of trouble tossed
Title: Little faith
Author: Joseph Irons



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Hymns for Social Worship: selected from Watts, Doddridge, Newton, Cowper, Steele and others #396Page Scan
Ocean Melodies, and Seamen's Companion: a collection of hymns and music; for the use of Bethels, Chaplains of the Navy and private devotion of Mariners #69cPage Scan
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d366
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #319Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns #463Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d458
The American Seaman's Hymn Book: a Collection of Sacred Songs for the Use of Mariners #d157
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