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When dangers, woes, or death are nigh

When dangers, woes, or death are nigh

Author: John Fawcett
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: John Fawcett

An orphan at the age of twelve, John Fawcett (b. Lidget Green, Yorkshire, England, 1740; d. Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, 1817) became apprenticed to a tailor and was largely self-educated. He was converted by the preaching of George Whitefield at the age of sixteen and began preaching soon thereafter. In 1765 Fawcett was called to a small, poor, Baptist country church in Wainsgate, Yorkshire. Seven years later he received a call from the large and influential Carter's Lane Church in London, England. Fawcett accepted the call and preached his farewell sermon. The day of departure came, and his family's belongings were loaded on carts, but the distraught congregation begged him to stay. In Singers and Songs of the Church (1869), Josiah Miller te… Go to person page >

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First Line: When dangers, woes, or death are nigh
Author: John Fawcett
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
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A Collection of Sacred Song #38(H121)

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A Collection of Sacred Song #38(H121)

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d591

Hymns for the Use of the New Jerusalem Church #d269

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Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention #121

Hymns Suited to the Feasts and Fasts of the Church ... #d45

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Selections from the Psalms of David in Metre #H121

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The Lecture-Room Hymn-Book #H121

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The Whole Book of Psalms #H.XXII

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