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We come to thee, sweet Savior

We come to thee, sweet Savior

Author: Frederick W. Faber
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Frederick W. Faber

Faber, Frederick William, D.D., son of Mr. T. H. Faber, was born at Calverley Vicarage, Yorkshire, June 28, 1814, and educated at Balliol College, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1836. He was for some time a Fellow of University College, in the same University. Taking Holy Orders in 1837, he became Rector of Elton, Huntingdonshire, in 1843, but in 1846 he seceded to the Church of Rome. After residing for some time at St. Wilfrid's, Staffordshire, he went to London in 1849, and established the London "Oratorians," or, "Priests of the Congregation of St. Philip Neri," in King William Street, Strand. In 1854 the Oratory was removed to Brompton. Dr. Faber died Sept. 26, 1863. Before his secession he published several prose works, some of which were… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We come to thee, sweet Savior
Author: Frederick W. Faber
Refrain First Line: O, bountiful salvation

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Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)
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American Catholic Hymnal #246

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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #182

Diocesan Hymnal #d150

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Golden Songs #133

Goodly Pearls for the Sunday School #d135

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Pilgrim Songs for the Sunday School #36

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Songs Celestial #38

Songs of Praise and Prayer #d331

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Songs of Praise and Prayer #179

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The Christian Hymnal #461

The Reward, for Sunday Schools #d80

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The Sunday School Hymnal #71

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The Wells of Salvation #77

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