Chief shepherd of thy chosen sheep

Chief shepherd of thy chosen sheep

Author: John Newton
Published in 19 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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Chapel Hymns #d82

Christian Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs Suitable for Use in Public Worship #d60

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #736

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #LXIII

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H562

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d84

The Christian Psalmist #d89

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The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #742

The Service of Praise #d37

Zion's Hymns, for the Use of the Original Free-Will Baptist Church of North Carolina #d44

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