In expectation sweet

In expectation sweet

Author: Joseph Swain
Published in 71 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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Author: Joseph Swain



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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: with the music of Mason's Sacred Harp and Missouri Harmony adapted #182Page Scan
Advent Hymn Book #d48
Better Than Pearls: sacred songs expressly adapted for gospel meetings #164Page Scan
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #630Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H621Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #621Page Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d343
Gloria in Excelsis #d311
Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #580Page Scan
Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #819Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #1357Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes: for those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus. #270Page Scan
Hymns for Second Advent Believers #d60
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1113Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d528
Hymns of the Advent #82Page Scan
Hymns of the Morning: Designed for the use of God's People #82Page Scan
Hymns, Principles of Faith, Church Order, and Divine Services, or Occasional liturgy; for the use of Messiah's Church #81Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #621Page Scan
Manual of Devotion: or religious exercises for the morning and evening of each day of the month, for the use of schools and private families #125Page Scan
Millennial Harp: designed for meetings on the second coming Christ (Improved ed.) #B35Page Scan
Millennial Harp: or, Second Advent Hymns: designed for the meetings on the second coming of Christ #M78Page Scan
Millennial Musings #d52
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #386Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #243bPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #243bPage Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #1140Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #691Page Scan
Social Hymns, Original and Selected #d75
Songs for Social and Public Worship #540Page Scan
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #535Page Scan
Songs of Zion, or The Hymnal Casket #d37
Spiritual Melodies #d162
Spiritual Melodies. Enl. & impr. ed. #d185
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d381
The Advent Christian Hymnal. Rev. #d159
The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #275Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #1140Page Scan
The Bible Harp #d123
The Centenary Singer: a collection of hymns and tunes popular during the last one hundred years #349Page Scan
The Chorister, and School Harmonist, 1st ed. #d51
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #1109Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal #d331
The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #736Page Scan
The Christian hymnal: a collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship; in two parts (Rev.) #419Page Scan
The Christian Hymnist #d257
The Christian Lyre #d183
The Christian Psalmist #d331
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 #557Page Scan
The Christians' Songster #d53
The Congregation #d70
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #1057Page Scan
The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d262
The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d328
The Gospel Praise Book #d204
The Harp #741Page Scan
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #235dPage Scan
The Jubilee Harp: a choice selection of psalmody, ancient and modern, designed for use in public and social worship #268Page Scan
The Millennial Harp #d203
The Millennial Harp #d100
The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #427Page Scan
The New Jubilee Harp, or Christian hymns and songs. a new collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship. #12
The Praise Hymnal #d193
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #816Page Scan
The Southern Psalmist #d381
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d397
The Union Harp #7Page Scan
The Vestry Hymn Book #d218
The Vestry Singing Book: being a selection of the most popular and approved tunes and hymns now extant, designed for social and religious meetings, family devotion, singing schools, etc. #231aPage Scan
The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the most approved authors; adapted to the various occasions of public and social meetings (New Ed. Enl. and Imp.) #510Page Scan
Virginia Selection of Psalms #d218