Cleanse me [us], O Lord, cheer my [our] soul

Cleanse me [us], O Lord, cheer my [our] soul

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 7 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: Cleanse me [us], O Lord, cheer my [our] soul
Author: Isaac Watts

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Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d48

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #P51.5

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #P51e

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Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #P51e

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Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #P51d

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Songs of Asaph; consisting of original Psalm and hymn tunes, chants and anthems #64

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