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From Egypt lately freed

From Egypt lately freed

Author: John Newton
Published in 23 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: From Egypt lately freed
Author: John Newton

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A General Selection of the Newest and Most Admired Hymns and Spiritual Songs Now in Use #d39

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #S.LXXXIII

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #S.LXXXIII

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #384

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Social and Campmeeting Songs For the Pious (4th ed.) #79

The Sacred Songster. 5th ed. #d55

A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d70

A New and Choice Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d49

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Social and Camp-meeting Songs, for the Pious (9th ed. enl.) #79

A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors #d101

The Choice #H461

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New Select Hymns #82

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #670

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The Baptist Hymn Book #376

The Christian Psalmist #d179

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The Choice #H461

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The Baptist Hymn Book #755

The Southern Psalmist #d220

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d228

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