Blest be the Lord, who heard my prayer

Blest be the Lord, who heard my prayer

Author: Timothy Dwight
Tune: GILEAD (Mehul)
Published in 15 hymnals

Author: Timothy Dwight

Dwight, Timothy, D.D. This is the most important name in early American hymnology, as it is also one of the most illustrious in American literature and education. He was born at Northampton, Massachusetts, May 14, 1752, and graduated at Yale College, 1769; was a tutor there from 1771 to 1777. He then became for a short time a chaplain in the United States Army, but passed on in 1783 to Fairfield, Connecticut, where he held a pastorate, and taught in an Academy, till his appointment, in 1795, as President of Yale College. His works are well known, and need no enumeration. He died at New Haven, Jan. 11, 1817. In 1797 the General Association of Connecticut, being dissatisfied with Joel Barlow's 1785 revision of Watts, requested Dwight to do th… Go to person page >

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First Line: Blest be the Lord, who heard my prayer
Author: Timothy Dwight

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Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d37

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d129

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P28

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P28

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Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P28

Plymouth Collection #d4

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #53

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P28.1

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Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P28

The Psaltery #d29

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