Confirm the hope thy word allows

Confirm the hope thy word allows

Author: John Newton
Published in 10 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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First Line: Confirm the hope thy word allows
Author: John Newton



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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: designed (especially the former part) for the use of congregations as an appendix to Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymn #H.CCXCIIIPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: in two parts, part I. containing the hymns; part II. containing the songs...(3rd ed. corr. and enl. by author) #H.CCXCIIIPage Scan
Church Psalmody: or, hymns for public worship, selected from Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns, and the Congregational Hymn Book #340Page Scan
Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part I #d40
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #32Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book (Ohio Auglaize Christian Conference) #d61
The Christian Hymn-Book (Corr. and Enl., 3rd. ed.) #232Page Scan
The Harp #170Page Scan
The Lord's Songs: a collection of composures in metre, such as have been most used in the late glorious revivals; Dr. Watts' psalms and hymns excepted #CCLVIIIPage Scan
Village Hymns #d113
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