In themselves, as weak as worms

In themselves, as weak as worms

Author: John Newton
Published in 15 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: In themselves, as weak as worms
Author: John Newton

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A Choice Selection of Evangelical Hymns, from various authors: for the use of the English Evangelical Lutheran Church in New York #263Page Scan
A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #461Page Scan
A Collection of Evangelical Hymns; made from Different Authors and Collections for the English Lutheran Church in New York #d114
A New Selection of Hymns: compiled from various authors: with a number of original hymns that have never before appeared in print #CXIIPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns #d142
Christian Psalmody, in Four Parts; containing Dr. Watt's Psalms Abridged; Dr. Watt's Hymns Abridged; Select Hymns from Other Authors; and Select Harmony: together with directions... (2nd. ed.) #SH135Page Scan
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #455Page Scan
Family Hymns #d122
Hymns for Social Worship: selected from Watts, Doddridge, Newton, Cowper, Steele and others #307Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Militant #149Page Scan
Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention: with an additional selection #278Page Scan
Select Hymns: the third part of Christian Psalmody; with directions for musical expression (Stereotype ed.) #135Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #887Page Scan
The Family Choir #d21
The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D.: to which are added select hymns, from other authors; and directions for musical expression (New ed.) #D135Page Scan



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