John Willison

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Born: 1680, near Stirling, Scotland

Died: 3 May 1750, Dundee, Scotland


John Willison was a Scottish minister and writer of Christian literature. Most of his life was spent in Dundee, Scotland, where he was pastor. His last publication, Sacramental Meditations and Advices, contains a number of hymns.

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  • Willison, John. 1747. Sacramental Meditations and Advices Grounded Upon Scripture Texts; Proper for Communicants, To Prepare Their Hearts, Excite Their Affections, Quicken Their Graces, and Enliven Their Devotions, On Sacramental Occasions: And Likewise Useful to Promote Gracious Dispositions and Resolutions in Christians, At All Times, Upon The Remembrance of a Crucified Jesus, Together with a Short Christian Directory; and a Variety of Scripture Songs, for Zion's Travelers. 336 pp.

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