The God who once to Israel spoke

The God who once to Israel spoke

Author: John Newton
Published in 28 hymnals

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1 The God who once to Israel spoke
From Sinai's top, in fire and smoke,
In gentler strains of gospel grace,
Invites us now to seek his face.

2 Hark! how from Calvary it sounds;
From the Redeemer's bleeding wounds;
"Pardon and grace I freely gave,
Poor sinner, look to me and live."

3 What other arguments can move
The heart that slights a Savior's love!
Yet till Almighty power constrain,
This matchless love is preached in vain.

4 O Savior,let that power be felt,
And cause each stony heart to melt!
Deeply impress upon our youth
The light and force of gospel truth.

5 How will they else thy presence bear,
When as a Judge thou shalt appear;
When slighted love to wrath shall turn
And the whole earth like Sinai burn!

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: The God who once to Israel spoke
Author: John Newton
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors to which are added, a number never before published. #275Page Scan
The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the Most Approved Authors: to which are added a number never before published #CCLXXVTextPage Scan
The Hartford Selection of Hymns: from the most approved authors: to which are added a number never before published (2nd ed.) #CCLXXVTextPage Scan
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Village Hymns #d527
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