How perfect is thy word

How perfect is thy word

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 40 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: How perfect is thy word
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #58

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A Collection of Spiritual Hymns #83

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Better Than Pearls #161

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Carmina Sacra #147b

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d308

Family and Social Melodies #d144

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #157

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #157

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book #304

Hymns and Tunes for Home Worship #d85

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Hymns and Tunes #58

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Hymns for Public Worship #350

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #207

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #207

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #171

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d202

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #682

Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d454

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Manual of Devotion #54

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New Hymn and Tune book #247b

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New Hymn and Tune Book #247b

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Precious Gems No. l #170

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d328

The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d154

The Chorister, and School Harmonist, 1st ed. #d47

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The Christian Melodist #T40

The Church Hymn Book #d404

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The Harp #226

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a226

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The Heart and Voice #205a

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #182

The Modern Psalmist #d110

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #330c

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d404

The School Psalter #d116

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #191

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The Union Harp #42

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The Voice of melody #87b

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Worship in the School Room #240

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