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Why, O my soul, these anxious cares

Why, O my soul, these anxious cares

Author: John Newton
Published in 17 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: Why, O my soul, these anxious cares
Author: John Newton

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Instances (1 - 17 of 17)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d885
A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #53Page Scan
A New and Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Regular Baptist Church. 10th ed. #d551
A New Selection of Nearly Eight Hundred Evangelical Hymns, from More than 200 Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, & America, including a great number of originals, alphabetically arranged #204Page Scan
A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the best authors; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations (21st ed. with an appendix) #232Page Scan
A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns ... intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes #204Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns for the use of social religious meetings, and for private devotions 2d ed. #230Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, adapted to the devotions of the closet, the family, and the social circle; and containing subjects appropriate to the monthly concerns of prayer for the success... #710Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d744
A Selection of Hymns....3d ed #d267
Hymns for Social Worship: collected from various authors #126Page Scan
Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune book #d429
Primitive Baptist Hymn and Tune Book. Rev. #d198
Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: adapted to private and public worship, selected from various authors #161Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #211Page Scan
The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems: being chiefly a collection (3rd ed. rev.) #CCCLXVIIIPage Scan
The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d669



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