This is the first and great command

This is the first and great command

Author: William Roscoe
Published in 23 hymnals

Author: William Roscoe

Roscoe, William, the father, was born March 8, 1753, in Liverpool, of humble origin. After very meagre schooling, and three years of work in his father's market garden, he was articled to an attorney, and subsequently practised in Liverpool till 1796, when he withdrew from the profession. From the first literature was his chief delight, and throughout a long career of public usefulness he united its pursuit with the efforts of enlightened patriotism and the advocacy of higher education and reform. Liverpool was a centre of the old slave-trade, and Roscoe was one of the first to raise his voice against the iniquity. At the age of 20 he had already uttered a protest in his descriptive poem Mount Pleasant, and in 1787 he published a longer poe… Go to person page >

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First Line: This is the first and great command
Author: William Roscoe

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A Book of Hymns and Tunes: for the Sunday-School, the Congregation and Home: 2nd ed. #188

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #348

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #348

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #348

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #348

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #348

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #348

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #332

Church Music, a Collection of Hymn Tunes. #d171

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Hymn, Tune, and Service Book for Sunday Schools #45

Hymns and Tunes for the Sunday School, the Congregation and the Home #d168

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #385

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #385

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #485

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #485

Hymns of Progress #d190

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Hymns of the Spirit #525

The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d356

The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d351

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The Gospel Psalmist #349

The Saints' Harp #d893

The Tabernacle #d326

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