O happy they who know the Lord

O happy they who know the Lord

Author: John Newton
Published in 51 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: O happy they who know the Lord
Author: John Newton

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #99

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #320

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #320

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #320

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #320

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #320

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #320

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #502

A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d446

Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d223

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d779

Echoes of Eden #d99

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #571

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #417

Hymns of the Millennial Dawn, with Music: a Choice Collection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d197

Hymns with Music for Children #d155

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #250

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Poems and Hymns of Dawn #205

Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune book #d278

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Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #619

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #27

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S148

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #B27

Spiritual Melodies #d223

Spiritual Melodies. Enl. & impr. ed. #d263

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d600

The Christian Harmony: in the Seven-Syllable Character Note System. Rev. ed. #d239

The Christian Hymn Book #d463

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d467

The Christian Hymnist #d389

The Christian Lyre #d289

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The Harp #582

The Modern Psalmist #d222

The National Psalmist #d133

The Olive Branch #d96

The Tabernacle #d211

The Village Hymn book #d207

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