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At God's command, the morning ray

At God's command, the morning ray

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 10 hymnals

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: At God's command, the morning ray
Author: Isaac Watts

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #493Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #140Page Scan
Hymn Book for Christian Worship #159Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #857Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #857Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d48
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #P65bPage Scan
The Christian Psalter #d35
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 #42Page Scan
The Springfield Collection of Hymns for Sacred Worship #120Page Scan
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