Sovereign grace has power alone

Sovereign grace has power alone

Author: John Newton (1779)
Tune: SOVEREIGN GRACE
Published in 68 hymnals

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: Sovereign grace has power alone
Author: John Newton (1779)
Publication Date: 1779
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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A Collection of Hymns for the use of Christians #III

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A Selection of Hymns for the use of social religious meetings, and for private devotions 2d ed. #66

A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors: adapted to Public Worship and Social Prayer Meetings #d347

A Selection of Hymns....3d ed #d203

Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d168

Conference Hymns for Social Worship. 8th ed. #d118

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Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #S166

Family Hymns #d218

Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d385

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Hymns for Social Meetings #37

Revival Hymns. 4th ed. #d109

Revival Songs. 4th ed. #d231

Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d431

Select Hymns #d157

Select Hymns #d416

Songs of Zion #d155

The Baptist Harmony #d335

The Baptist Harmony #d344

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The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #503

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The Christian Lyre #41a

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The Christian Lyre: adapted for use in families, prayer meetings, and revivals of religion #41a

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The Christian Lyre: Vol I (8th ed. rev.) #41a

The Dover Selection of Spiritual Songs #d216

The Dover Selection of Spiritual Songs, with an Appendix of Choice Hymns #d210

The Hymnist: Heart Hymns and Home Melodies #d93

The Manual of the Sacred Choir: a Selection of Tunes and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors #d43

The Millennial Harp #d383

The South Western Psalmist #d353

The Southern Psalmist #d746

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d784

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The Young Christian's Companion #7

Village Hymns #d495

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #156

Virginia Selection of Psalms #d388

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