If to Jesus for relief

If to Jesus for relief

Author: John Newton
Tune: CONTRITION (Oakley)
Published in 13 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: If to Jesus for relief
Author: John Newton

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Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. (New and Rev. ed.) #1096Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d282
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. New and Revised ed. #626Page Scan
Chapel Melodies #24Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #200Page Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #1478Page Scan
Our Treasury of Song, for Use in the Emmanuel Baptist Church #d108
The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #534Page Scan
The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems: being chiefly a collection (3rd ed. rev.) #DXCVIIPage Scan
The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #478Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #1478Page Scan
The Lord's Songs: a collection of composures in metre, such as have been most used in the late glorious revivals; Dr. Watts' psalms and hymns excepted #XXIPage Scan
Winnowed Hymns: a collection of sacred songs, especially adapted for revivals, prayer and camp meetings #83Page Scan



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