Are sinners now so senseless grown

Are sinners now so senseless grown

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: GEER (Greatorex)
Published in 35 hymnals

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1 Are sinners now so senseless grown
That they the saints devour?
And never worship at thy throne,
Nor fear thine awful pow'r?

2 Great God, appear to their surprise;
Reveal thy dreadful name;
Let them no more thy wrath despise,
Nor turn our hope to shame.

3 Dost thou not dwell among the just?
And yet our foes deride,
That we should make thy name our trust;
Great God, confound their pride.

4 O that the joyful day were come
To finish our distress!
When God shall bring his children home,
Our songs shall never cease.

Source: Church Hymn Book: consisting of newly composed hymns with the addition of hymns and psalms, from other authors, carefully adapted for the use of public worship, and many other occasions (1st ed.) #P.XIV.II

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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First Line: Are sinners now so senseless grown
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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The Cyber Hymnal #214
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Church Hymn Book #P.XIV.II

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Church Psalmody #P14.2

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Church Psalmody #P14b

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David, corrected and enlarged, to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in general (2nd ed.) #29a

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Doctor Watts's imitation of the Psalms of David, to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in general (3rd ed.) #25a

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David #29a

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David #25a

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David #XIVb

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Dr. Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David #29b

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Hymns for Christian Melody #611

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #P14b

Parish Psalmody #d39

Parish Psalmody #d41

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d41

Psalms and Hymns for Public worship, Containing All the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts ... #d30

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Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #Ps.28

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P14.2

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Psalms and Hymns #P14b

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Psalms Carefully Suited to the Christian Worship in the United States of America #14b

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Psalms, carefully suited to the Christian worship in the United States of America #28b

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The Christian Psalmist #P14

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #P14b

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The Columbian Repository #28

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The Cyber Hymnal #214

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #492

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The Psalms and Hymns #P14b

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The Psalms of David #XIVb

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The Psalms of David #P14b

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The Psalms of David #24a

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The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D. #14b

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