At thy command, O gracious Lord

At thy command, O gracious Lord

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 15 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 thy command, O gracious Lord
Author: Isaac Watts
Copyright: Public Domain

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Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d78

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Church Psalmody #H440

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Church Psalmody #440

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #440

Melodies of the Church #d76

Parish Psalmody #d48

Parish Psalmody #d50

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d49

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Psalms and Hymns #473

The Christian Hymn Book #d50

The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d51

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The Christian Psalmist #445

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #457

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #551

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The Vestry Singing Book #21a

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