Why should I fear the darkest hour

Why should I fear the darkest hour

Author: John Newton
Published in 38 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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Why should I fear the darkest hour? J. Newton. [Jesus All and in All.] Printed in the Gospel Magazine, June, 1771 in 8 stanzas of 3 lines, headed "In uno Jesu omnia," and signed "Omicron." It was included in the Olney Hymns, 1779, Bk. iii., No. 46, with the heading “Jesus my All." It has passed into a large number of hymn-books both old and new. It is usually abbreviated.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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A Selection of Hymns, adapted to the devotions of the closet, the family, and the social circle; and containing subjects appropriate to the monthly concerns of prayer for the success... #712Page Scan
Chapel Melodies #48Page Scan
Christ in Song #499Page Scan
Christian Praise #d385
Church Hymnal, Third Edition #597
Church Hymns with Tunes #557
Gospel Hymns #d640
Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church in Canada #229Page Scan
Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church in Canada with Accompanying Tunes #d333
Hymns for Christian Melody #413Page Scan
Hymns of Faith and Love #112Page Scan
Hymns of the Church Militant #55Page Scan
Immanuel Hymnal #d558
Jewel Selections #d200
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1280
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #741Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #741Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #741Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #741Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #741Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #485Page Scan
The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d480
The Book of Common Praise, being the Hymn Book of the Church of England in Canada. Annotated ed. #d766
The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #534a
The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #534b
The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #534c
The Book of Praise #d430
The Book of Praise #529
The Hymnal Companion to the Book of Common Prayer with accompanying tunes (3rd ed., rev. and enl.) #362Page Scan
The Lecture-Room Hymn-Book: containing the psalms and hymns of the book of common prayer, together with a choice selection of additional hymns, and an appendix of chants and tunes... #H401Page Scan
The Lord's Songs: a collection of composures in metre, such as have been most used in the late glorious revivals; Dr. Watts' psalms and hymns excepted #XXIIPage Scan
The Millennial Harp #d542
The Oxford Hymn Book #327
The Presbyterian Book of Praise: approved and commended by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, with Tunes #276Page Scan
The Presbyterian Book of Praise: approved and commended by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada; With tunes; Part I. Selections from the Psalter. Part II. The Hymnal, rev, and en. #276Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #204aPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d1242
Village Hymns #d657



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