A fulness resides in Jesus our head

A fulness resides in Jesus our head

Author: John Fawcett
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: John Fawcett

Fawcett, John, D.D., was born Jan. 6, 1739 or 1740, at Lidget Green, near Bradford, Yorks. Converted at the age of sixteen under the ministry of G. Whitefield, he at first joined the Methodists, but three years later united with the Baptist Church at Bradford. Having begun to preach he was, in 1765, ordained Baptist minister at Wainsgate, near Hebden Bridge, Yorks. In 1772 he was invited to London, to succeed the celebrated Dr. J. Gill, as pastor of Carter's Lane; the invitation had been formally accepted, the farewell sermon at Wainsgate had been preached and the wagons loaded with his goods for removal, when the love and tears of his attached people prevailed and he decided to remain. In 1777 a new chapel was built for him at Hebden Bridg… Go to person page >

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First Line: A fulness resides in Jesus our head
Author: John Fawcett

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A fulness resides in Jesus our Head. J. Fawcett. [Fulness of Christ]. First published in his Hymns adapted to the Circumstances of Public Worship and Private Devotion, 1782, No. 96; in 5 stanzas of 8 lines. This was reprinted in Rippon's Selection, 1787, No. 150, and from thence passed into various collections in Great Britain and America. Original text in Baptist Psalms & Hymns, 1858-80.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A New Selection of Hymns; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations, as a supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #141Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs from the Best Authors #d2
A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors.: including a great number of originals: intended to be an appendix to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. (Woodward's rev. and corr. ed.; Sterotype ed.) #150Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d2
Choice Hymns: for social and private devotion, Lord's Day schools and revivals. (2nd ed.) #29Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends Professing the Faith of Universal Salvation #d1
Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #CLPage Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #118Page Scan
The Christian Harmonist: containing a set of tunes adapted to all the metres in Mr. Rippon's Selection of Hymns, in the collection of hymns by Mr. Joshua Smith, and in Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymns... #117Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #S70Page Scan
The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems: being chiefly a collection (3rd ed. rev.) #DCVIPage Scan
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #868Page Scan
The Village Hymn book #d2



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