Courage, my soul, behold the prize

Courage, my soul, behold the prize

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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First Line: Courage, my soul, behold the prize
Author: John Newton

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #306

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Hymns of the Church Militant #240

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons #d46

Select Hymns #d96

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Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #537

The American Seaman's Hymn Book: a Collection of Sacred Songs for the Use of Mariners #d47

The Sacred Songster. 5th ed. #d37

The Wesleyan Harp, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes Suitable for Social Worship. 1st ed. #d24

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