John Morrison

Short Name: John Morrison
Full Name: Morrison, John, 1750-1798
Birth Year: 1750
Death Year: 1798

Morison (sic), John, D.D., was born in Aberdeenshire in 1749. He studied at the University of Aberdeen (King's College), where he graduated M.A. in 1771. In 1780 he became parish minister of Canisbay, Caithness. He received the degree of D.D. from the University of Edinburgh in 1792. He died at Canisbay, June 12, 1798. He was one of the members added on May 26, 1781, to the Committee appointed by the General Assembly of 1775 to revise the Translations and Paraphrases of 1745. To him are ascribed Nos. 19, 21, 29, 30 and 35, in the 1781 collection, and he is said to have been joint author with John Logan of Nos. 27 and 28. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



Texts by John Morrison (15)sort iconAsInstances
Alas, and did my Savior bleedJohn Morison (Author)1
Amidst the mighty, where he isJohn Morrison (Author)1
Attend, and mark the solemn fastJohn Morison (Author)1
Come, let us to the Lord our GodJohn Morison (Author)64
Do I delight in sorrow's dressJohn Morison (Author)1
Let such as feel oppression's load [rod]John Morison (Author)9
Long hast the night of sorrow reignedJohn Morison (Author)7
Our hearts, if God we seek to knowJohn Morison (Author)2
The people that walked in darkness, have seen a great lightJ. Morison (1750-1798) (Author)1
The people that in darkness sat A glorious light have seenJohn Morison (Versifier)31
The race that long in darkness pinedJohn Morison (Author)93
To hail thy rising, Sun of lifeJohn Morison (Author)8
To us a child of hope is bornJohn Morison (Author)172
Trust in a loving Father'sJohn Morison (Author)2
'Twas on that night, when doomed to knowJohn Morison (Author)38



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