To thee our wants are known

To thee our wants are known

Author: John Newton
Published in 34 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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Author: John Newton



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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #721Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #50Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #50Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs; suited to the various kinds of Christian worship; and especially designed for and adapted to the Fraternity of the Brethren... #112Page Scan
A New Selection of Hymns; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations, as a supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #492Page Scan
A New Selection of Nearly Eight Hundred Evangelical Hymns, from More than 200 Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, & America, including a great number of originals, alphabetically arranged #684Page Scan
A New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d506
A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns ... intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes #684Page Scan
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d511
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d311
A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Social Religious Meetings and for Private Devotions. 7th ed. #439Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns: designed as a supplement to the "psalms and hymns" of the Presbyterian church #27Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #95Page Scan
Church Choral-Book: containing tunes and hymns for congregational singing, and adapted to choirs and social worship #359Page Scan
Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #86Page Scan
Eine kleine Lieder-Sammlung, zum allgemeinen Gebrauch des wahrern Gottes-dienstes, fuer die Gemeinde Gottes #d146
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d461
Massachusetts Sabbath School Hymn Book #d198
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d748
Sabbath School Songs #57cPage 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.) #1193Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #758Page Scan
The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems: being chiefly a collection (3rd ed. rev.) #CDLXIIIPage Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #976Page Scan
The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d287
The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d303
The Sabbath School Lyre #d167
The Sabbath School Lyre: a collection of hymns and music, original and selected, for general use in sabbath schools #134Page Scan
The Sabbath School Melodist: being a selection of hymns with appropriate music; for the use of Sabbath schools, families and social meetings #148Page Scan
The Sabbath School Service and Hymn Book #d58
The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #425Page Scan
Union Hymns. Rev. #d424
Union Hymns. Rev. #d437
Universalist Hymn Book #d584