Welcome, dear brethren, to this place

Welcome, dear brethren, to this place

Author: Joseph Swain
Published in 11 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: Welcome, dear brethren, to this place
Author: Joseph Swain
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #566

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d527

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d320

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Baptist Hymn Book #a618

Hymns and Spiritual Songs with Choruses Affixed; as Usually Sung at Camp-Meetings. 24th ed. #d117

Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d114

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The Baptist Hymn Book #618

The Bible Harp #d298

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The Camp Meeting Hymn Book #61

The Christian's Pocket Companion #d59

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