Great Sun of righteousness, arise

Great Sun of righteousness, arise

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 36 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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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #XXXV

Cantica Laudis #d101

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Laudes Domini #140

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Laudes Domini #232

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Laudes Domini #111

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Musica Sacra #41b

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

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Select Hymns #29

Songs for the New Life #d198

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b198

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

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Songs for the Sanctuary #198

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Songs for the Sanctuary #198

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Songs for the Sanctuary #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 #d247

The Church-Book #d135

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #CDLVII

The National Psalmist #d56

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The New Laudes Domini #242

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The Reformed Church Hymnal #124

The School Hymnary #d72

The Service of Praise #d103

The Songs of Zion #d68

The Songs of Zion #d67

The Southern Psalmist #d268

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d278

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