Could my heart so hard remain

Could my heart so hard remain

Author: John Newton
Tune: LAWTON
Published in 8 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: Could my heart so hard remain
Author: John Newton

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Chapel Hymns #d115

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H672

Songs for the New Life #d111

The Choral Friend #d11

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #261a

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d177

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