Sovereign grace o'er sin abounding

Sovereign grace o'er sin abounding

Author: John Kent
Tune: ZAANAIM
Published in 16 hymnals

Author: John Kent

Kent, John, was born at Bideford, Devonshire, Dec. 1766, and died Nov. 15, 1843. As a working shipwright his opportunities for acquiring the education and polish necessary for the production of refined verse were naturally limited. His hymns are strongly worded, very earnest and simple, and intensely Calvinistic. A few were published in Samuel Reece's Collection, 1799. The first edition of his Collection of Original Gospel Hymns, was published in 1803, and the 10th edition, with "The Author's Experience," in verse, 264 hymns, 15 longer pieces, and a Life by his Son in 1861. The Calvinistic teaching so prominent in his hymns has restricted their use to a limited number of collections. The greatest use made of them in modern hymnbooks has bee… Go to person page >

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Gospel Hymns #d486

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church in Canada #205

Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church in Canada with Accompanying Tunes #d268

Hymns of Worship and Remembrance #d265

Joy and Gladness #d114

Joy and Gladness for the Sunday School and Home #d112

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #552

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #222.552

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The Baptist Hymn Book #552

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The Presbyterian Book of Praise: approved and commended by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, with Tunes #186

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