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Salvation what a glorious plan

Author: John Newton
Published in 26 hymnals

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1 Salvation! what a glorious plan;
How suited to our needs!
The grace that raises fallen man,
Our highest praise exceeds.

2 'Twas wisdom formed the vast design,
To ransom us when lost;
And love's unfathomable mine
Provided all the cast.

3 Strict justice, with approving look,
The holy covenant sealed;
And truth and power undertook
The whole should be fulfilled.

4 Truth, wisdom, justice, power and love,
In all their glory shone;
When Jesus left the courts above,
And died to save his own.

5 Truth, wisdom, justice, power and love,
Are equally displayed;
Now Jesus reigns enthroned above
Our advocate and head.

6 Now sin appears deserving death,
Most hateful and abhorred;
And yet the sinner lives by faith,
And dares approach the Lord.

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

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: Salvation what a glorious plan
Title: Salvation
Author: John Newton
Language: English



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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d262
A Selection of Hymns, adapted to the devotions of the closet, the family, and the social circle; and containing subjects appropriate to the monthly concerns of prayer for the success... #539Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors #234Page Scan
Conference Hymns : adapted to religious conferences, and meetings for prayer, to which is added a selection of the most favorite melodies in common use #128Page Scan
Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #S156Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #167Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of Christians #d121
Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #142TextPage Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, for the Use of Christians #d86
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d367
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, selected from Several Approved Authors, Recommended by the Baptist General Committee of Virginia #d165
Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends Professing the Faith of Universal Salvation #d339
Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends: with their constitution annexed #CXIIPage Scan
Primitive Baptist Hymn Book for All Lovers of Sacred Song. 3rd ed. #d163
The American Seaman's Hymn Book: a Collection of Sacred Songs for the Use of Mariners #d171
The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #480Page Scan
The Good Old Songs #d466
The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors to which are added, a number never before published. #32Page Scan
The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the Most Approved Authors: to which are added a number never before published #XXXIITextPage Scan
The Hartford Selection of Hymns: from the most approved authors: to which are added a number never before published (2nd ed.) #XXXIITextPage Scan
The Lexington Collection: being a selection of hymns, and spiritual songs, from the best authors (3rd. ed., corr.) #103Page Scan
The Pilgrim's Hymnal. #d169
The Primitive Hymns, Spiritual Songs and Sacred Poems Regularly Selected, Classified and Set in Order ... Stereotype ed. #d495
The Sacred Songster. 5th ed. #d138
Zion's Songster: or, a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, usually sung at camp-meetings, and also in revivals of religion. (10th ed., imp. and enl.) #102Page Scan
Zion's Songster; or a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Usually Sung at Camp Meetings, and Also in Revivals of Religion #d178
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