Thou, God of mercy, wilt indulge

Thou, God of mercy, wilt indulge

Author: John Fawcett
Published in 7 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: Thou, God of mercy, wilt indulge
Author: John Fawcett
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship (6th ed.) #332

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms, for Social and Private Worship. (11th ed.) #332

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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms #321

The Christian Hymn Book #d629

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d631

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The Christian Psalmist #596

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