As parched in the barren sands

As parched in the barren sands

Author: John Newton
Published in 10 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: As parched in the barren sands
Author: John Newton

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches, to which are added prayers for families and individuals (New and Enl. Stereotype Ed.) #588Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #288Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #288Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #288Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #288Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #288Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #288Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #596Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #596Page Scan
Additional Hymns to the Collection of Hymns for the use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #588Page Scan



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