Dear Friend of Hymnary,

As you know, we don't ask for money too often. But we're asking now.

So before you hit the "close" button on this box, please consider a donation to keep Hymnary going.

More than half a million people come here every month -- worship leaders, hymnologists, hymn lovers and more -- people who now have access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet thanks to this site. But keeping all of this afloat does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you please consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by clicking the Donate button below, or you can send a check to Hymnary at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary team,
Harry Plantinga

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 >

Text Information

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

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 18 of 18)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #652Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d39
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #880Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #727Page Scan
Evangelical Hymns: for private, family, social, and public worship; selected from various authors (3rd ed. enl.) #387Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #1211Page Scan
Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #377Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Arranged for the Sunday School of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Matthew, Philadelphia #d14
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d26
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #1095Page Scan
The Choral: a Collection of Church Music, Adapted to the Worship of All Denominations #d15
The Church Hymn Book #d62
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #1039Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #1039Page Scan
Village Hymns #d43
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #521Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #521Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #521Page Scan



Advertisements