Exulting in the Favor of God

To thee, our God and Savior, Our hearts exalting spring

Author: Thomas Haweis
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Thomas Haweis

Thomas Haweis (b. Redruth, Cornwall, England, 1734; d. Bath, England, 1820) Initially apprenticed to a surgeon and pharmacist, Haweis decided to study for the ministry at Oxford and was ordained in the Church of England in 1757. He served as curate of St. Mary Magdalen Church, Oxford, but was removed by the bishop from that position because of his Methodist leanings. He also was an assistant to Martin Madan at Locke Hospital, London. In 1764 he became rector of All Saints Church in Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, and later served as administrator at Trevecca College, Wales, a school founded by the Countess of Huntingdon, whom Haweis served as chaplain. After completing advanced studies at Cambridge, he published a Bible commentary and a volume… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To thee, our God and Savior, Our hearts exalting spring
Title: Exulting in the Favor of God
Author: Thomas Haweis
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)
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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #643

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Book of Praise for the Sunday School #19[25]

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Christian Songs #161b

Family and Social Melodies #d368

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #643

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New Hymn and Tune book #401b

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New Hymn and Tune Book #401b

Sunday School Hymn Book #d454

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The Chautauqua Collection #91.25

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The Heart and Voice #372b

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The New Song #84b

The One Key Singer #d50

The Philharmonia #d429

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