John Dowling

Short Name: John Dowling
Full Name: Dowling, John, 1807-1878
Birth Year: 1807
Death Year: 1878

Dowling, John. (Pavensey, Sussex, England, May 12, 1807--July 4, 1878, Middletown, New York). Baptist. Father of Rev. George Thomas Dowling. Educated in England; received D.D. from Transylvania University in 1846. Pastorates in Catskill, New York, 1832-1834; Newport, Rhode Island, 1834-1836; New York, New York, 1844-1852, 1856-1868; Philadelphia, 1852-1856; Newark, New Jersey. Author of various works, including Exposition of the Prophecies (1840), Defence of the Protestant Scriptures (1843), History of Romanism (1845). Edited and translated other works. In 1849, published A New Collection of Hymns, Designed Especially for Use in Conference and Prayer Meetings, and Fmaily Worship (New York: Edward H. Fletcher). The seven hymns in this collection by Dowling are as follows:

Come, Lord, dwell in my bosom
The weary dove in search or rest
O, my soul is cast down
A weak and weary dove, with drooping wing
Welcome, thrice happy hour
Go to the mercy seat
Children of Zion! what harp-notes are stealing

The last of these was included in other collections as well.

--Deborah Carlton Loftis, DNAH Archives


Texts by John Dowling (16)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A weak and weary dove, with droopingJ. Dowling (Author)2
Afar we list the seraph's laysJ. L. Dowling (Author)2
Children of Zion, what harp notes are stealingJ. Dowling (Author)16
Come, Lord, dwell in my bosomJ. Dowling (Author)2
Go to the mercy seatJ. Dowling ()1
Here o'er the earth as a stranger I roamJ. Dowling (Aterer)1
Kindly and graciously, prompted by loveJ. Dowling (Author)5
O hvad ang'st och kvidanJ. Dowling (Author)2
O my soul is cast downJ. Dowling (Author)2
Say a kind word when you canJ. Dowling (Author)1
Stäm in i änglars korJ. Dowling (Author)9
The weary dove in search of restJ. Dowling (Author)3
Together let us sweetly live [sing]J. Dowling (Alterer)English1
Welcome, thrice happy houJ. Dowling (Author)2
When converts first begin to singJ. Dowling (Author)English2
When sorrows encompass me roundJohn Dowling (Author)English2
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