Praise for Conversion

Come, ye that fear the Lord, And listen while I tell

Author: Samuel Stennett
Published in 43 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Come, ye that fear the Lord,
And listen while I tell,
How narrowly my feet escap'd
The snares of death and hell.

2 The flatt'ring joy of sense
Assail'd my foolish heart,
While Satan, with malicious skill,
Guided the pois'nous dart.

3 I fell beneath the stroke,
But fell to rise again,
My anguish rous'd me into life,
And pleasure sprung from pain.

4 Darkness, and shame, and grief
Oppress'd my gloomy mind;
I look'd around me for relief,
But no relief could find.

5 At length, to God I cry'd;
He heard my plaintive sigh,
He heard, and instantly he sent
Salvation from on high.

6 My drooping head he rais'd,
My bleeding wounds he heal'd,
Pardon'd my sins, and with a smile
The gracious pardon seal'd.

7 O may I ne'er forget
The mercy of my God;
Nor ever want a tongue to spread
His loudest praise abroad.

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #94

Author: Samuel Stennett

Samuel Stennett was born at Exeter, in 1727. His father was pastor of a Baptist congregation in that city; afterwards of the Baptist Chapel, Little Wild Street, London. In this latter pastorate the son succeeded the father in 1758. He died in 1795. Dr. Stennett was the author of several doctrinal works, and a few hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, ye that fear the Lord, And listen while I tell
Title: Praise for Conversion
Author: Samuel Stennett
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d151

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #368

A Collection of Hymns & Spiritual Songs, for Public and Family Worship #d35

A New and Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Regular Baptist Church. 10th ed. #d109

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A New Selection of Hymns #XCVIII

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #336

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d106

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d69

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A Selection of Hymns & Psalms #334

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs from the Best Authors #d52

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CCCXXXIV

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CCCXXXIV

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts' Psalms & Hymns. 2nd Baltimore ed. #aCCCCXXXVII

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #437

Baptist Harmony #d51

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Baptist Hymn Book #a633

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #158

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #438

Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians. 9th ed. #d47

Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of Christians #d33

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #94

Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of Christians. 8th ed. #d44

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, for the Use of Christians #d20

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d96

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New Select Hymns #197

Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune book #d83

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Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #CCCCXXXVII

The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d90

The American Seaman's Hymn Book #d44

The Baptist Harmony #d80

The Baptist Harmony #d80

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d117

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The Baptist Hymn Book #1086

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The Baptist Hymn Book #633

The Choice #H363

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The Choice #H363

The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d108

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The Primitive Baptist Hymnal #136

The Primitive Hymns, Spiritual Songs and Sacred Poems Regularly Selected, Classified and Set in Order ... Stereotype ed. #d120

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1155

The Young Convert's Companion #d23

Zion's Hymns, for the Use of the Original Free-Will Baptist Church of North Carolina #d58

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