Through this wide [wild] wilderness I roam

Through this wide [wild] wilderness I roam

Author: John Fawcett
Published in 14 hymnals

Author: John Fawcett

Fawcett, John, D.D., was born Jan. 6, 1739 or 1740, at Lidget Green, near Bradford, Yorks. Converted at the age of sixteen under the ministry of G. Whitefield, he at first joined the Methodists, but three years later united with the Baptist Church at Bradford. Having begun to preach he was, in 1765, ordained Baptist minister at Wainsgate, near Hebden Bridge, Yorks. In 1772 he was invited to London, to succeed the celebrated Dr. J. Gill, as pastor of Carter's Lane; the invitation had been formally accepted, the farewell sermon at Wainsgate had been preached and the wagons loaded with his goods for removal, when the love and tears of his attached people prevailed and he decided to remain. In 1777 a new chapel was built for him at Hebden Bridg… Go to person page >

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First Line: Through this wide [wild] wilderness I roam
Author: John Fawcett

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Family Hymns #d248

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Hymns for Christian Melody #400

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Hymns for Social Worship: selected from Watts, Doddridge, Newton, Cowper, Steele and others #241

Songs of Zion #d184

Songs of Zion. 8th ed. #d113

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #596

Village Hymns #d574

Virginia Selection of Psalms #d436

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