We seek a rest beyond the skies

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 Hymns: for camp meetings, revivals, &c., for the use of the Primitive Methodists #L490Page 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 #493Page Scan
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Hymn and Tune Book for Use in Old School or Primitive Baptist Churches #217Page Scan
Hymns for Social Worship: selected from Watts, Doddridge, Newton, Cowper, Steele and others #498Page Scan
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Ocean Melodies, and Seamen's Companion: a collection of hymns and music; for the use of Bethels, Chaplains of the Navy and private devotion of Mariners #112bPage Scan
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Parish Psalmody #d888
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Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #404Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship #266Page Scan
Songs of Zion Enlarged: a manual of the best and most popular hymns and tunes, for social and private devotion #180Page Scan
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The Good Old Songs #d602
The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #354Page 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 #249Page Scan
The Old School Hymnal No. 7. Rev. #d291
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