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Sinners, away from Sinai fly

Sinners, away from Sinai fly

Author: Joseph Swain
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: Joseph Swain

Swain, Joseph, was born at Birmingham in 1761, and after being apprenticed to an engraver, removed to London. After a time he became a decided Christian, and being of an emotional poetic temperament, began to give expression to his new thoughts and feelings in hymns. In 1783 he was baptized by the Rev. Dr. Rippon, and in 1791 became minister of a Baptist congregation in East Street, Walworth. After a short but popular and very useful ministry, he died April 16, 1796 Swain published the following:— (1) A Collection of Poems on Several Occasions, London, 1781; (2) Redemption, a Poem in five Books, London, 1789; (3) Experimental Essays on Divine Subjects, London, 1791; (4) Walworth Hymns, by J. Swain, Pastor of the Baptist Church Meeting… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sinners, away from Sinai fly
Author: Joseph Swain
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CCCXX

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CCCXX

A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors #d344

Revival Hymns. 4th ed. #d103

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #DXCIII

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The Primitive Baptist Hymnal #59

The Primitive Hymns #d515

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