I thank the goodness and the grace

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: I thank the goodness and the grace
Author: Isaac Watts
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Church of England Sunday Schools, Bible Classes ... New ed. #d138

Boston Sunday School Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d67

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Children's Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church in Canada #79

Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d210

Hymns for Infant Minds #d15

Hymns for Infant Minds. Armstrong's 2nd ed. #d20

Hymns for Little Children #d6

Hymns for Sunday School Worship #d40

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Hymns for Sunday Schools #A5

Hymns for Sunday Schools. 2nd ed. #d25

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Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #184

Mission Songs #160a

Oriola #d104

Oriola #d105

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Plymouth Collection #a1367

Sabbath School and Social Hymns of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the U.S.A. #d112

Sabbath School Choir #d38

Selected Songs #d43

Songs of the Free, and Hymns of Christian Freedom #d53

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #97

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1367

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d178

The Book of Worship #d215

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The Boston Sunday School Hymn Book #72

The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d178

The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d174

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The Child's Song Book #10

The Children's Hymnal #47

The Church Hymn Book #d233

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The Infant School and Nursery Hymn Book #57

The Mission Band Hymnal #d28

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The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #157

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #159a

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d451

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The Sunday School Liturgy. (4th ed.) #25

Union Hymns. Rev. #d170

Union Hymns. Rev. #d176

Youthful Voices #d98

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