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‘Ever, only, ALL for Thee’: Glimpses of the life of Frances Ridley Havergal

I really like this little book and can easily understand how it came to be written and compiled. While proof-reading The complete works of Frances Ridley Havergal, Pamela Bugden realised the many blessings to be obtained through reading and studying Havergal’s hymns and other writings. Many will have sung her hymns over the years,…

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Frances Ridley Havergal, the English hymn-writer and poet

To most readers of this review Frances Ridley Havergal is probably best known as the writer of such hymns as ‘Take my life’, and ‘Lord, speak to me, that I may speak’. This book, the latest of the Day One Travel Guides – and the first written about a woman – is both a potted…

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Joseph Hart (1712-1768)

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January 2012
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Joseph Hart (1712-1768)

Joseph Hart (1712-1768) Joseph Hart was born in London 300 years ago. He became a pastor and hymn-writer, his most notable hymns being ‘Come ye sinners, poor and wretched’, ‘A Man there is, a real Man’, and ‘How good is the God we adore’. Having parents who were Calvinistic Independents, ‘I imbibed’, says Hart,…

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Frances Ridley Havergal: The ministry of song

Historical

July 2008
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Frances Ridley Havergal: The ministry of song

Frances Ridley Havergal: The ministry of song What has a woman living in Victorian England in the 19th century to offer to people in the 21st century? The answer has to be 'a great deal'. Frances Ridley Havergal was one of the significant figures of the Victorian age. She took little part in public…

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