Great Sun of righteousness, arise

Great Sun of righteousness, arise

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 35 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: Great Sun of righteousness, arise
Author: Isaac Watts

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Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d101

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #140

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #232

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Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #111

Musica Sacra; or Springfield and Utica Collections United #d43

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Our New Hymnal #88

Prayers for the Use of Families with a Selection of Hymns #d47

Select Hymns #d157

Songs for the New Life #d198

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #198

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #198

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #198

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #198

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #198

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #198

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d202

The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d247

The Church-Book #d135

The National Psalmist #d56

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The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #242

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The Reformed Church Hymnal: with tunes #124

The School Hymnary #d72

The Service of Praise #d103

The Songs of Zion: or, The Christian's New Hymn Book, for the Use of the Methodists #d68

The Songs of Zion: or, the Christian's New Hymn Book, for the Use of the Methodists. 2nd ed. #d67

The Southern Psalmist #d268

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d278

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