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 >

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



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American Catholic Hymnal: an extensive collection of hymns, Latin chants, and sacred songs for church, school, and home, including Gregorian masses, vesper psalms, litanies... #246Page Scan
Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #182Page Scan
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Golden Songs: for the Sabbath School, Sanctuary and Social Worship #133Page Scan
Goodly Pearls for the Sunday School #d135
Pilgrim Songs for the Sunday School #36Page Scan
Songs Celestial #38Page Scan
Songs of Praise and Prayer #d331
Songs of Praise and Prayer : for the Sunday School and Social Meeting #179Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal: a selection of psalms and hymns with music, for use in public worship #461Page Scan
The Reward, for Sunday Schools #d80
The Sunday School Hymnal: a collection of hymns and music for use in Sunday school services and social meetings #71Page Scan
The Wells of Salvation: songs for the Sabbath School #77Page Scan
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