At thy command, O Lord, our hope

At thy command, O Lord, our hope

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 11 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 Lord, our hope
Author: Isaac Watts

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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Additional Hymns, Designed as a Supplement to Dwight's Psalms & Hymns #d11
Chapel Hymns #d38
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #196Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes: for those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus. #180Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d74
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H550Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #648Page Scan
The Book of Worship #d33
The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #381Page Scan
The Church-Book #d30
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1097Page Scan
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