When Jesus hung upon the tree

When Jesus hung upon the tree

Author: John Newton
Published in 17 hymnals

Author: John Newton

Newton, John, who was born in London, July 24, 1725, and died there Dec. 21, 1807, occupied an unique position among the founders of the Evangelical School, due as much to the romance of his young life and the striking history of his conversion, as to his force of character. His mother, a pious Dissenter, stored his childish mind with Scripture, but died when he was seven years old. At the age of eleven, after two years' schooling, during which he learned the rudiments of Latin, he went to sea with his father. His life at sea teems with wonderful escapes, vivid dreams, and sailor recklessness. He grew into an abandoned and godless sailor. The religious fits of his boyhood changed into settled infidelity, through the study of Shaftesbury and… Go to person page >

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Author: John Newton

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A New Selection of Nearly Eight Hundred Evangelical Hymns, from More than 200 Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, & America, including a great number of originals, alphabetically arranged #39Page Scan
A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns ... intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes #39Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d716
A Selection of Hymns: including a few originals, designed to aid the friends of Zion in their private and social worship #122Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship: collected from various authors #45Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools #252Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Arranged for the Sunday School of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Matthew, Philadelphia #d198
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d505
Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #I.70Page Scan
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d557
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #66Page Scan
The Baptist Harmony #d429
The Baptist Harmony #d442
The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d636
The Good Old Songs #d631
The Primitive Baptist Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes of early and late composition #83Page Scan
The Primitive Hymns, Spiritual Songs and Sacred Poems Regularly Selected, Classified and Set in Order ... Stereotype ed. #d642



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