Is Jesus mine, I'm now prepared

Is Jesus mine, I'm now prepared

Author: John Newton
Published in 10 hymnals

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Is Jesus mine! I am now prepar'd
To meet with what I thought most hard;
Yes, let the winds of trouble blow,
And comforts melt away like snow;
No blasted trees, or failing crops,
Can hinder my eternal hopes;
Tho' creatures change, the Lord's the same,
Then let me triumph in his name.

Source: A Selection of Hymns: from the best authors, intended to be an appendix to Dr. Watt's psalms and hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #CCCLXXVIII

Author: John Newton

John Newton (b. London, England, 1725; d. London, 1807) was born into a Christian home, but his godly mother died when he was seven, and he joined his father at sea when he was eleven. His licentious and tumul¬≠tuous sailing life included a flogging for attempted desertion from the Royal Navy and captivity by a slave trader in West Africa. After his escape he himself became the captain of a slave ship. Several factors contributed to Newton's conversion: a near-drowning in 1748, the piety of his friend Mary Catlett, (whom he married in 1750), and his reading of Thomas √† Kempis' Imitation of Christ. In 1754 he gave up the slave trade and, in association with William Wilberforce, eventually became an ardent abolitionist. After becoming a tide… Go to person page >

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First Line: Is Jesus mine, I'm now prepared
Author: John Newton
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CCLIII

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CCLIII

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #378

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A Selection of Hymns #CCCLXXVIII

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Baptist Hymn Book #a516

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The Baptist Hymn Book #516

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #CXLII

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #1096

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