'Tis past, the dreadful stormy night

'Tis past, the dreadful stormy night

Author: John Newton
Published in 16 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: 'Tis past, the dreadful stormy night
Author: John Newton

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Instances (1 - 16 of 16)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #399Page Scan
Evangelical Hymns: for private, family, social, and public worship; selected from various authors (3rd ed. enl.) #480Page Scan
Family Hymns #d253
Hymns for Social Worship: selected from Watts, Doddridge, Newton, Cowper, Steele and others #176Page Scan
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d520
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #338Page Scan
The American Seaman's Hymn Book: a Collection of Sacred Songs for the Use of Mariners #d218
The Sacred Songster. 5th ed. #d177
The Zion Songster: a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, generally sung at camp and prayer meetings, and in revivals of religion (Rev. & corr.) #179Page Scan
The Zion Songster: a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Sung at Camp and Prayer Meetings, and in Revivals or Religion (95th ed.) #179Page Scan
Village Hymns #d584
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #402Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #402Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #402Page Scan
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.) #152Page Scan
Zion's Songster; or a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Usually Sung at Camp Meetings, and Also in Revivals of Religion #d222



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