With Israel's God who can compare

With Israel's God who can compare

Author: John Newton
Published in 20 hymnals

Author: John Newton

John Newton (b. London, England, 1725; d. London, 1807) was born into a Christian home, but his godly mother died when he was seven, and he joined his father at sea when he was eleven. His licentious and tumul¬≠tuous sailing life included a flogging for attempted desertion from the Royal Navy and captivity by a slave trader in West Africa. After his escape he himself became the captain of a slave ship. Several factors contributed to Newton's conversion: a near-drowning in 1748, the piety of his friend Mary Catlett, (whom he married in 1750), and his reading of Thomas √† Kempis' Imitation of Christ. In 1754 he gave up the slave trade and, in association with William Wilberforce, eventually became an ardent abolitionist. After becoming a tide… Go to person page >

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Author: John Newton

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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #127

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A Collection of Sacred Hymns for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints #108

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A Collection of Sacred Hymns, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #95

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CCXCVI

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A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #H.CCXCVI

Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 4th ed. #d231

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #H16

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #42

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #H16

Resurgit #d171

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The Baptist Hymn Book #1189

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The Christian Hymn Book #71

The Christian Hymnal #d789

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The Christian Hymnal #43

The Christian Psalmist #d775

The Christian Psalmist (Numeral ed.) 10th ed., 1st rev. ed. #d442

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #CCCXIX

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The Lord's Songs #CCLXVI

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