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.) #299Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #614Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #263Page Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #462Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad627
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #567Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #567Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #567Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #567Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #567Page Scan
The College Hymnal: for divine service at Yale College in the Battell Chapel #280Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #462Page Scan
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #685Page Scan
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