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May he, by whose kind care we meet

May he, by whose kind care we meet

Author: John Newton
Tune: FOREST
Published in 12 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: May he, by whose kind care we meet
Author: John Newton

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #376

Chapel Hymns #d340

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d488

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H565

Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d295

The Book of Praise #d466

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The Harp #1135

The Harp. 2nd ed. #d26

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