'Tis heaven begun below

'Tis heaven begun below

Author: Joseph Swain
Published in 15 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 #107Page Scan
Hymns and Songs for Social and Sabbath Worship. (Rev. ed.) #107Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #961Page Scan
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #347Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1151
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #53Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #53Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #53Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #53Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #53Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #14Page Scan
The Book of Praise #d387
The Christian hymnal: a collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship; in two parts (Rev.) #109Page Scan
The Church Praise Book: a selection of hymns and tunes for Christian worship #67Page Scan
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #822Page Scan



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