O speak that gracious word again

O speak that gracious word again

Author: John Newton
Tune: MARTYRS
Published in 24 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: O speak that gracious word again
Author: John Newton

Notes

O speak that gracious word again. J. Newton. [Peace.] This is No. 53 of Book iii. in the Olney Hymns, 1779, in 7 stanzas of 4 lines, and is headed “Peace restored." In its full or in an abridged form it is found in a few modern hymnals. In the American Methodist Episcopal Hymns, 1849, No. 882, it is changed from C. M. to S. M., and reads, "O speak that word again;" but this form of the hymn has not met with favour.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #397Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #233Page Scan
Additional Hymns, Adopted by the General Synod of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America, at their Session, June 1846, and authorized to be used in the churches under their care #115Page Scan
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #674Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #P51fPage Scan
Parish Psalmody #d604
Parish Psalmody #d617
Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship: comprising the most approved spiritual hymns with chaste and popular tunes #115Page Scan
Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship: comprising the most approved spiritual hymns with chaste and popular tunes ( New ed. rev. and enl.) #129Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad823
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #712Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #712Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #712Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #712Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #712Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #452Page Scan
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.) #1056Page Scan
The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #297Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #336Page Scan
The New Alleluia: a collection of hymns and tunes for the Church School, and the mid-week meeting #218bPage Scan
The New York Choralist: a new and copious collection of Psalm and hymn tunes adapted to all the various metres in general use with a large variety of anthems and set pieces #97bPage Scan
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Doctrinal Standards and Liturgy of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America #H306Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #343aPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d796



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