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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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Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #376Page Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #56aPage Scan
Chapel Hymns #d340
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #137Page Scan
Hymns of the Ages for Public and Social Worship, Approved and Recommended ... by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S. 2nd ed. #d317
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d488
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H565Page Scan
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d295
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #377Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d466
The Harp #1135Page Scan
The Harp. 2nd ed. #d26



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