What must it be to dwell above

What must it be to dwell above

Author: Joseph Swain
Published in 26 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: What must it be to dwell above
Author: Joseph Swain
Source: Christian Psalmist

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #476

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #476

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #476

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #476

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #476

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #476

Christian Hymns to be used by the Children of God. 2nd ed. #d217

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d1008

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #668

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #511

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #511

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Hymns for Public Worship #511

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Hymns for the Christian Church, for the Use of the First Church of Christ in Boston #337

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #823

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #823

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #545

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Hymns of the Church Militant #578

Hymns of Worship and Remembrance #d322

The Bible Hymn Book #d272

The Village Hymn book #d290

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