Salvation what a glorious plan

Author: John Newton
Published in 26 hymnals

Representative Text

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



Instances (1 - 26 of 26)

A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d262

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A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors #234

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #S156

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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #167

Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of Christians #d121

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #142

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, for the Use of Christians #d86

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d367

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 Good Old Songs #d466

The Pilgrim's Hymnal. #d169

The Sacred Songster. 5th ed. #d138

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