Psalm of Hope

Adapter (verses): Felix Goebel-Komala

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Author (refrain): 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 >

Text Information

First Line: My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? (Goebel-Kamala)
Title: Psalm of Hope
Adapter (verses): Felix Goebel-Komala
Author (refrain): John Newton
Meter: Irregular with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Amzaing grace! how sweet the sound
Copyright: Verses © 1994, GIA Publications, Inc.



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