See, another week is gone

See, another week is gone

Author: John Newton
Published in 17 hymnals

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 tumul¬≠tuous 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 √† 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 >

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First Line: See, another week is gone
Author: John Newton
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 17 of 17)

Boston Sunday School Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d104

Canadian Sabbath-School Hymn Book #39

Liturgy and Hymns for Sunday Schools #d132

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Sunday School Hymn Book. (19th ed) #75

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Sunday-School Hymns #114

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #358

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d330

The Canadian Warbler #d124

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The Public School Singing Book #153b

The Sabbath School Lyre #d134

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The Sabbath School Lyre #170

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The Sabbath School Minstrel #62

The Sabbath School Singing Book #d56

The Sunday School Child's Hymn Book. Rev. #d31

Union Hymns. Rev. #d332

Union Hymns. Rev. #d342

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