To thee our wants are known

To thee our wants are known

Author: John Newton
Published in 34 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: To thee our wants are known
Author: John Newton

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #721

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #50

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d511

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d311

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #86

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d461

Massachusetts Sabbath School Hymn Book #d198

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d748

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Sabbath School Songs #57c

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The Gospel Psalmist #976

The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d287

The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d303

The Sabbath School Lyre #d167

The Sabbath School Service and Hymn Book #d58

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The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #425

Union Hymns. Rev. #d424

Union Hymns. Rev. #d437

Universalist Hymn Book #d584

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