Come, ye sinners, come to Jesus

Come, ye sinners, come to Jesus

Author: John Newton
Published in 22 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Come, ye sinners, come to Jesus,
Think upon your glorious Lord,
He has pity'd your condition,
He has sent his gospel word.
Mercy calls you,
Mercy flows on Jesus' blood.

2 Dearest Saviour, help thy servant
To proclaim thy wodn'rous love;
Pour thy grace upon this people,
That thy truth they may approve;
Bless O bless them
From thy shining courts above.

3 Now thy gracious word invites them
To partake the gospel-feast:
Let thy Spirit sweetly draw them,
Ev'ry soul be Jesus' guest.
O receive us
Let us find thy promis'd rest.

Source: A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association #CCCXV

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: Come, ye sinners, come to Jesus
Author: John Newton
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 22 of 22)

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs Suited to the Various Occasions of Public Worship. 2nd ed. #d76

A Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, from the Most Approved Authors ... of the Church of Christ #d71

Hymns and Spiritual Songs on Different Subjects #d22

Hymns and Spirtual Songs on Different Subjects. Book 1 and 2. #d20

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Precious Gems No. l #36

Songs of Zion, or The Hymnal Casket #d15

The Baptist Harmony #d79

The Baptist Harmony #d79

The Dover Selection of Spiritual Songs #d55

The Dover Selection of Spiritual Songs, with an Appendix of Choice Hymns #d53

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The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #S25

Virginia Selection of Psalms #d92

Zion's Hymns, for the Use of the Original Free-Will Baptist Church of North Carolina #d57

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