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Now May He Who from the Dead

Now may He Who from the dead

Author: John Newton (1779)
Published in 170 hymnals

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1 Now may He who from the dead
Brought the Shepherd of the sheep,
Jesus Christ, our King and Head,
All our souls in safety keep!

2 May He teach us to fulfill
What is pleasing in His sight;
Perfect us all in His will,
And preserve us day and night!

3 To that dear Redeemer's praise,
Who the cov'nant sealed with blood,
Let our hearts and voices raise
Loud thanksgivings to our God.



Source: Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #19

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: Now may He Who from the dead
Title: Now May He Who from the Dead
Author: John Newton (1779)
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #4559
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