Praise to the Redeemer

Prepare a thankful song

Author: John Newton
Published in 39 hymnals

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1 Prepare a thankful song,
To the Redeemer's name!
Let his high praise employ each tongue
And every heart enflame!

2 He laid his glory by,
And bitter pains endured:
That sinners of the blackest dye
From wrath might be secured.

3 Stretched on the cross he died,
Our debt of sin to pay,
The blood and water from his side
Wash guilt and filth away.

4 Pleading for us he stands
Before the father's throne;
And answers all the Law's demands,
With what himself hath done.

5 The Holy Ghost he sends,
Our stubborn souls to move;
To make his enemies his friends,
And conquer them by love.

6 Assured that Christ our King,
Will put our foes to flight;
We, on the filed of battle sing,
And triumph, while we fight.

The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors, 1799

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: Prepare a thankful song
Title: Praise to the Redeemer
Author: John Newton
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #509Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. (New and Rev. ed.) #209Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d609
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. New and Revised ed. #240Page Scan
A New and Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Regular Baptist Church. 10th ed. #d409
Evangelical Hymns: original and selected: designed for the use of families and private circles; for social prayer meetings, seasons of revival or oother occasions of special interest #150Page Scan
Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #388Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of Christians #d119
Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #143TextPage Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, for the Use of Christians #d84
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, selected from Several Approved Authors, Recommended by the Baptist General Committee of Virginia #d157
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship, and Approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #H487Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d684
Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship: and approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America: the latter being arranged according to subjects... #48Page Scan
Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: adapted to private and public worship, selected from various authors #75Page Scan
The Baptist Harmony #d297
The Baptist Harmony #d306
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.) #956Page Scan
The Camp-Meeting Chorister: or, a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, for the pious of all denominations. To be sung at camp meetings, during revivals of religion, and on other occasions #84Page Scan
The Choice: in two parts. Part I containing psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs. Designed for public and private worship #H52
The Choice: in two parts; Part I, containing Psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs; designed for public and private worship (6th ed.) #H52Page Scan
The Good Old Songs #d454
The Harp #292Page Scan
The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors to which are added, a number never before published. #234Page Scan
The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the Most Approved Authors: to which are added a number never before published #CCXXXIVTextPage Scan
The Hartford Selection of Hymns: from the most approved authors: to which are added a number never before published (2nd ed.) #CCXXXIVTextPage Scan
The Jubilee Harp: a choice selection of psalmody, ancient and modern, designed for use in public and social worship #317Page Scan
The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #46Page Scan
The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d228
The Primitive Hymns, Spiritual Songs and Sacred Poems Regularly Selected, Classified and Set in Order ... Stereotype ed. #d478
The Sacred Songster. 5th ed. #d134
The Zion Songster: a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, generally sung at camp and prayer meetings, and in revivals of religion (Rev. & corr.) #156Page Scan
The Zion Songster: a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Sung at Camp and Prayer Meetings, and in Revivals or Religion (95th ed.) #156Page Scan
Village Hymns #d441
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #165Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #165Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #165Page Scan
Zion's Songster: or, a collection of hymns and spiritual songs, usually sung at camp-meetings, and also in revivals of religion. (10th ed., imp. and enl.) #61Page Scan
Zion's Songster; or a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Usually Sung at Camp Meetings, and Also in Revivals of Religion #d172



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