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



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Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d78
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H440Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #440Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #440Page Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d76
Parish Psalmody #d48
Parish Psalmody #d50
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d49
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #473Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book #d50
The Christian Hymn Book. 7th ed. #d51
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #445Page Scan
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 #457Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #551Page Scan
The Vestry Singing Book: being a selection of the most popular and approved tunes and hymns now extant, designed for social and religious meetings, family devotion, singing schools, etc. #21aPage Scan
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