How pleasing, Lord, to see

How pleasing, Lord, to see

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: EVENING
Published in 15 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 pleasing, Lord, to see
Author: Isaac Watts

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Instances (1 - 15 of 15)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #573Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #573Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #442Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #442Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #929Page Scan
Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d126
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #928Page Scan
Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #928Page Scan
Hymns for Public Worship #532Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary #635Page Scan
Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d273
Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d207
Sacred Poetry and Music Reconciled; or a Collection of Hymns, Original and Compiled #319Page Scan
The Golden Harp #d120
The Gospel Psalmist #634Page Scan
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