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Come, O my soul, and sing

Come, O my soul, and sing

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 11 hymnals

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1 Come, O my soul and sing,
How Jesus hath thee fed
How Jesus gave himself for thee,
The true and living bread.

2 I love my Saviour Christ;
His grace did freely move,
And justly my affections claim;
I cannot help but love.

3 I love thee, O my LORD;
I gladly thee adore:
O may I nver turn again!
But love thee more and more.

4 O raise my feeble frame;
My little stock improve:
Increase my ardour day by day,
And change me all to love.

Source: A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association #CLXXXIII

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: Come, O my soul, and sing
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d123

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns #183

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns #CLXXXIII

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns #183

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #649

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