The short lived day declines in haste

The short lived day declines in haste

Author: John Fawcett
Published in 24 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: The short lived day declines in haste
Author: John Fawcett
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d421

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #326

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #CCLXVIII

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #331

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #331

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #933

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #239

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Christian Hymns #433

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Christian Melodies #20

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Christian Melodies #20

Congregational Singing Book #d61

Hymn Book for Sunday Schools #d74

Hymns for Children and Young Persons. First Am. from the London ed. #d128

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #500

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d402

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Selection of Hymns for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church #152

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Selection of Hymns for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church #207

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #255

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The Baptist Harp #64

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The Baptist Psalmody #1170

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d380

The Halifax Selection of Hymns #d400

The Sabbath School Lyre #d154

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The Sabbath School Lyre #164

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