Earthly joys no longer please us

Earthly joys no longer please us

Author: David E. Ford
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: David E. Ford

Ford, David Everard, son of a Congregational Minister at Long Melford, was born there on Sept. 13, 1797. He became pastor of the Congregational Church at Lymington, in Oct. 1821; Travelling Secretary to the Congregational Union in 1841; and pastor of Greengate Chapel, Salford, Manchester, in 1843. He died at Bedford, Oct. 23, 1875. Mr. Ford published several works including, Hymns chiefly on the Parables of Christ, 1828. From this is taken, (1) "Earthly joys no longer please us" (Heaven Anticipated). (2) "How vain is all beneath the skies" (Heaven Anticipated). These are in American common use. See Hymns of the Church, 1869, and Laudes Domini, 1884. Another of his hymns in common use from the same work, p. 107, is:—"Almighty Father, heave… Go to person page >

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Author: David E. Ford

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A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d104
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d207
Christian Work-songs #d40
Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #S153Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #614Page Scan
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #512Page Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #257Page Scan
The Christian hymnal: a collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship; in two parts (Rev.) #514Page Scan
The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #292Page Scan
The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #524Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #257Page Scan
The Mozart Collection of Sacred Music: containing melodies, chorals, anthems and chants, harmonized in four parts; together with the celebrated Christus and Miserere by ZIngarelli #200Page Scan
The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D.: to which are added select hymns, from other authors; and directions for musical expression (New ed.) #D341Page Scan



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