Join, every tongue, to praise the Lord

Join, every tongue, to praise the Lord

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 23 hymnals

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1 Join, every tongue, to praise the Lord;
All nature rests upon his word:
His works proclaim his power divine;
O'er all the earth his glories shine.

2 Seasons and times obey his voice;
The ev'ning and the morn rejoice,
To see the earth made soft with show'rs,
Laden with fruit, and dress'd in flow'rs.

3 'Tis from his wat'ry stores on high
He gives the thirsty ground supply;
He walks upon the clouds; and thence
Doth his enriching drops dispense.

4 The desert grows a fruitful field;
Abundant fruit the meadows yield;
The vallies shout with cheerful voice,
And neighb'ring hills repeat their joys.

5 Thy works pronounce thy pow'r divine;
In all the earth thy glories shine;
Through ev'ry month thy gifts appear;
Great God! thy goodness crowns the year.

Source: A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #XII

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: Join, every tongue, to praise the Lord
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #XII

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #XII

Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d142

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d548

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H649

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Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #649

General Baptist Hymn Book #d274

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #883

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #883

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d262

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons 3rd Am. from 9th London ed. #d133

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of Young Persons #d124

Jubilant Voices #d85

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Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #649

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S405

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #1092

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #992

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