Call Us at 865.294.7060

News, Hymn History, & Resources

God Most High, In Might Excelling - Dawson Burns

God Most High, In Might Excelling - Dawson Burns
Dawson Burns, was born January 22nd, 1828 at Southwark. His life was evidence of the impact of his father, Jabez Burns who was a Baptist preacher for forty one years, a writer, and a temperance advocate. When Burns was 12, he took the temperance pledge, and addressed the young people of his father’s congregation on the subject.  Also at age 12 he wrote ‘A Plea for Youths’ Temperance Societies,’ held a public discussion, and contributed articles to several journals.