What must it be to dwell above

What must it be to dwell above

Author: Joseph Swain
Published in 26 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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First Line: What must it be to dwell above
Author: Joseph Swain
Source: Christian Psalmist

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches, to which are added prayers for families and individuals (New and Enl. Stereotype Ed.) #699Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #476Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #476Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #476Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #476Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #476Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #476Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #774Page Scan
A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #589Page Scan
Additional Hymns to the Collection of Hymns for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #699Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #584Page Scan
Christian Hymns to be used by the Children of God. 2nd ed. #d217
Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d1008
Hymn Book for Christian Worship #668Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #511Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #511Page Scan
Hymns for Public Worship #511Page Scan
Hymns for the Christian Church, for the Use of the First Church of Christ in Boston #337Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #823Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #823Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary #545Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Militant #578Page Scan
Hymns of Worship and Remembrance #d322
Psalms and Hymns for Public worship, Containing All the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts ... #d1095
The Bible Hymn Book #d272
The Village Hymn book #d290



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