At length the wished for spring has come

At length the wished for spring has come

Author: John Newton
Published in 18 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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First Line: At length the wished for spring has come
Author: John Newton

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #652

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d39

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #727

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #1211

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Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #377

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d26

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #1095

The Choral: a Collection of Church Music, Adapted to the Worship of All Denominations #d15

The Church Hymn Book #d62

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #1039

Village Hymns #d43

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #521

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