When the poor leper's case I read

When the poor leper's case I read

Author: John Newton
Published in 32 hymnals

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1 When the poor leper's case I read,
My own described I feel;
Sin is a leprosy indeed,
Which none but Christ can heal.

2 What anguish did my soul endure,
Till hope and patience ceased?
The more I strove myself to cure,
The more the plague increased.

3 While thus I lay distressed, I saw
The Savior passing by;
To him, though filled with shame and awe,
I raised my mournful cry.

4 Lord, thou canst heal me if thou wilt,
Oh pity to me shew,
O cleanse my leprous soul from guilt;
My filthy heart renew.

5 He heard, and with a gracious look,
Pronounced the healing word;
"I will--be clean," and while he spoke,
I felt my health restored.

6 Come, sinners seize the present hour,
The Savior's grace to prove;
He can relieve, for he is power,
He will, for he is love.

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: When the poor leper's case I read
Author: John Newton
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #394Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, Original and Select, for the Use of Small Assemblies and Private Christians #d68
A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Social Religious Meetings and for Private Devotions. 7th ed. #213Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns for the use of social religious meetings, and for private devotions 2d ed. #65Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns....3d ed #d184
Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d609
Church Hymn Book; consisting of hymns and psalms, original and selected. adapted to public worship and many other occasions. 2nd ed. #77Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Arranged for the Sunday School of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Matthew, Philadelphia #d200
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #207Page Scan
Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship, published by General Synod for the Evangelical Lutheran Church. 68th ed. (8th rev. ed.) #d922
Hymns, Selected and Original: for public and private worship (1st ed.) #207TextPage Scan
Hymns: original and selected, for public and private worship in the Evangelical Lutheran Church (16th rev. ed.) #207Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (4th ed. 3rd rev. ed.) #207Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #207Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (60th ed., 1st rev. ed.) #207Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d910
Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: adapted to private and public worship, selected from various authors #330Page Scan
Songs in the Night; or Hymns for the Sick and Suffering. 2nd ed. #d139
The Christian Hymn Book (Ohio Auglaize Christian Conference) #d285
The Christian Hymn-Book (Corr. and Enl., 3rd. ed.) #44Page Scan
The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the most approved authors to which are added, a number never before published. #122Page Scan
The Hartford Selection of Hymns from the Most Approved Authors: to which are added a number never before published #CXXIITextPage Scan
The Hartford Selection of Hymns: from the most approved authors: to which are added a number never before published (2nd ed.) #CXXIITextPage Scan
The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d317
The Zion Songster: a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, generally sung at camp and prayer meetings, and in revivals of religion (Rev. & corr.) #294Page 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.) #294Page Scan
Village Hymns #d640
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #74Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #74Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #74Page 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.) #243Page Scan
Zion's Songster; or a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Usually Sung at Camp Meetings, and Also in Revivals of Religion #d165



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