Remember us, we pray thee, Lord

Remember us, we pray thee, Lord

Author: John Newton
Published in 11 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Remember us, we pray thee, Lord,
With those who love thy gracious name;
And to our souls that good afford,
Thy promise has prepared for them

2 To us thy great salvation show,
Give us a taste of love divine;
That we thy people's joy may know,
And in their holy triumph join.

The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors, 1799

Author: John Newton

John Newton (b. London, England, 1725; d. London, 1807) was born into a Christian home, but his godly mother died when he was seven, and he joined his father at sea when he was eleven. His licentious and tumul­tuous sailing life included a flogging for attempted desertion from the Royal Navy and captivity by a slave trader in West Africa. After his escape he himself became the captain of a slave ship. Several factors contributed to Newton's conversion: a near-drowning in 1748, the piety of his friend Mary Catlett, (whom he married in 1750), and his reading of Thomas à Kempis' Imitation of Christ. In 1754 he gave up the slave trade and, in association with William Wilberforce, eventually became an ardent abolitionist. After becoming a tide… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Remember us, we pray thee, Lord
Author: John Newton
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #958

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #96

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The Baptist Hymn Book #914

The Christian Hymn Book (Ohio Auglaize Christian Conference) #d211

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The Christian Hymn-Book (Corr. and Enl., 3rd. ed.) #236

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The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the Most Approved Authors #CCXCII

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The Hartford Selection of Hymns #CCXCII

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The Primitive Baptist Hymnal #104

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