Jesus, the vision of thy face

Jesus, the vision of thy face

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 48 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: Jesus, the vision of thy face
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d58

A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Stereotype ed. #d57

A Collection of Hymns and Psalms for the Use of Singing School and Musical Societies #d69

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d440

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d441

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d439

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #680

A New and Choice Selection of Hymns for Social Worship and Pravate Devotion #d59

Camp Meeting Hymn Book #d80

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d542

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Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #97

Conference Hymns, Selected and Original. 3rd ed. #d68

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d409

Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d182

Revival Hymns ... with a Supplement. 2nd ed. #d139

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Seamen's Hymns #97

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d327

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Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #97

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #267

Songs of Zion #d104

Songs of Zion. 8th ed. #d65

Songs of Zion: Being a Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the Pious of All Denominations. Third ed. #d54

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d387

The Bible Harp #d137

The Christian Companion; or, Camp-Meeting Hymn Book #d54

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The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #527

The New and Improved Camp Meeting Hymn Book: Being a Choice Collection of Hymns. 4th ed. #d79

The New Harp of Columbia #d49

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #1102

The Singer's Choice #d97

The Vestry Hymn Book #d237

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