How honored is the place

How honored is the place

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: THATCHER
Published in 58 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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Author: Isaac Watts

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #94Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d218
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #428Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: with the music of Mason's Sacred Harp and Missouri Harmony adapted #323Page Scan
A New and Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Use of the Regular Baptist Church. 10th ed. #d209
A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the best authors; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations (21st ed. with an appendix) #914Page Scan
Baptist Harmony #d103
Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d120
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #299Page Scan
Christian Work-songs #d63
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d439
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H419Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #419Page Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d303
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #192Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #192Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #244Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #244Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #654Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #654Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d193
Light in the Valley: a new work of great merit for the Sunday school, revivals, Christian Endeavor, Epworth League, young people's society, and all forward movement along the line of battle... #159Page Scan
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #419Page Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d416
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #354Page Scan
On Wings of Song #125Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #183Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S75Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #B183Page Scan
Sacred Poetry #210Page Scan
Songs for the New Life #d244
The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d152
The Baptist Harp: a new collection of hymns for the closet, the family, social worship, and revivals #480Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book for Public Worship #737Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book, for Public Worship #263.737Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book #737Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #973Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d300
The Canadian Baptist Hymn Book #493Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #457Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal #d284
The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #336Page Scan
The Christian hymnal: a collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship; in two parts (Rev.) #89Page Scan
The Christian Hymnist #d214
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #413Page Scan
The Church and School #d78
The Church Hymn Book #d397
The Church-Book #d164
The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #307Page Scan
The Primitive Baptist Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes of early and late composition #184Page Scan
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #794Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #794Page Scan
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #472Page Scan
The Social Psalmist: a new selection of hymns for conference meetings and family worship #218Page Scan
The Southern Psalmist #d326
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d339
The Thanksgiving #d93
The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the most approved authors; adapted to the various occasions of public and social meetings (New Ed. Enl. and Imp.) #589Page Scan
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