Lord, I am come! thy promise is my plea

Lord, I am come! thy promise is my plea

Author: John Newton
Published in 13 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: Lord, I am come! thy promise is my plea
Author: John Newton

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #299

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #614

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #263

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Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #462

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad627

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #567

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #567

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #567

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #567

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #567

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The College Hymnal: for divine service at Yale College in the Battell Chapel #280

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The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #685

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