'Tis heaven begun below

'Tis heaven begun below

Author: Joseph Swain
Published in 17 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: 'Tis heaven begun below
Author: Joseph Swain

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship #107

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Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #107

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #961

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #347

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #347

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1151

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b53

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Songs for the Sanctuary #53

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Songs for the Sanctuary #53

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Songs for the Sanctuary #53

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #53

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The Baptist Praise Book #14

The Book of Praise #d387

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The Christian hymnal #109

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The Church Praise Book #67

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #822

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