Brethren beloved for Jesu's sake

Brethren beloved for Jesu's sake

Author: John Newton
Published in 27 hymnals

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1 Brethren, beloved for Jesu's sake,
A hearty welcome here receive;
May we together now partake
The joys which he alone can give!

2 May he, by whose kind care we meet,
Send his good Spirit from above,
Make our communications sweet,
And cause our hearts to burn with love1

3 Forgotten be each worldly theme,
When thus we meet to pray and praise,
We only wish to speak of him,
And tell the wonders of his grace.

4 We'll talk of all he did and said,
His suffering and his dying love,
The path he marked for us to tread,
And how he triumphs now above.

5 Thus as the moments pass away,
We'll love, and wonder, and adore;
Then hasten on the glorious day,
When we shall meet to part no more.

The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors, 1799

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: Brethren beloved for Jesu's sake
Author: John Newton
Language: English



Instances (1 - 27 of 27)

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d146

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Hymns adapted to Communion Service #4

Hymns and Tunes for Vestry and Conference Meetings #d13

Hymns and Tunes for Vestry and Conferences. 2nd ed. #d11

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #726

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Hymns for Christian Melody #985

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d101

The Millennial Harp #d58

The Social Harp. Rev. #d46

The Social Harp: Comprising the Richest Variety of Spiritual Songs ... #d38

Union Hymns. Rev. #d48

Union Hymns. Rev. #d50

Village Hymns #d79

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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.) #531

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