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Sublime gracia

Author (v. 1-4): 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 >

Translator (v. 1-3): Cristóbal E. Morales

(no biographical information available about Cristóbal E. Morales.) Go to person page >

Translator (v. 4-5): Carlos Pastor López

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Text Information

First Line: La gracia sublime del Señor
Title: Sublime gracia
English Title: Amazing grace! How sweet the sound
Author (v. 1-4): John Newton
Translator (v. 1-3): Cristóbal E. Morales
Translator (v. 4-5): Carlos Pastor López
Source: V. 5: A Collection of Sacred Ballads, 1790
Language: Spanish
Copyright: © 1996 Abingdon Press (admin. by Music Services)

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Cáliz de Bendiciones #203

Mil Voces para Celebrar #203

Praise y Adoración #53b

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