After Baptism

Proclaim, saith Christ, my wondrous grace

Author: James Newton
Published in 94 hymnals

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1 "Proclaim," said Christ, "God's wondrous grace
To all the sons of men;
He who believes and is baptiz'd,
Salvation shall obtain."

2 Let plenteous grace descend on those,
Who, hoping in his word,
This day have publicly declar'd,
That Jesus is their Lord.

3 With cheerful feet may they go on,
And run the Christian race;
And in the troubles of the way,
Find all-sufficient grace.

4 And when the awful message comes,
To call their souls away;
May they be found prepar'd to live
In realms of endless day.

Source: A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #219

Author: James Newton

Newton, James, A.M., was born at Chenies, in Bucks, in the year 1732. At the age of 17 he went to London, where he joined the Baptist church under the care of the Rev. B. Wallin [Wallin, B,]. In 1757 he became assistant minister to the Rev. J. Tommas, pastor of the Baptist church in the Pithay, Bristol; and in 1770, classical tutor at the Baptist College in that city. He filled both these offices with honour and usefulness until his death in 1790. As a hymn-writer he is known by one hymn only, "Proclaim, saith Christ, my wondrous grace" (Holy Baptism), which appeared in 3 stanzas in the Bristol Collection of Ash & Evans, 1769, No. 381; Rippon's Baptist Selection, 1787, and others of the older hymn-books. In the Baptist New Selection, 1828;… Go to person page >

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First Line: Proclaim, saith Christ, my wondrous grace
Title: After Baptism
Author: James Newton
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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