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Joy to those that serve the Lord

Joy to those that serve the Lord

Author: Mrs. Barbauld
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Mrs. Barbauld

Barbauld, Anna Laetitia, née Aikin, daughter of the Rev. John Ailrin, D.D., a dissenting minister, was b. at Kibworth-Harcourt, Leicestershire, June 20, 1743. In 1753 Dr. Aikin became classical tutor at a dissenting academy at Warrington. During her residence there she contributed five hymns to Dr. W. Enfield's Hymns for Public Worship, &c, Warrington, 1772. In the following year these were included in her Poems, Lond., J. Johnson, 1773. In May, 1774, Miss Aikin was married to the Rev. Rochemont Barbauld, a descendant of a French Protestant family, and a dissenting minister. For some years Mr. Barbauld conducted, in addition to his pastoral work, a boarding school at Palgrave, Suffolk. From this he retired in 1785. In 1786 he undertook t… Go to person page >

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First Line: Joy to those that serve the Lord
Author: Mrs. Barbauld
Copyright: Public Domain


Joy to the followers of the Lord . Anna L. Barbauld. [Joy .] Written about 1820, and pub. by her sister in The Works of Anna Laetitia Barbauld, with a Memoir, 1825, vol. i. p. 339, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines. In Dr. Martineau's Hymns, 1840, and again in 1873, it is given as "Joy to those that love the Lord." This is also in other collections. In Ellen Courtauld's Psalms & Hymns & Anthems, 1860, it begins with stanza iii., "'Tis a joy that, seated deep," altered to "Joy there is, that, seated deep." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #301Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #580Page Scan
A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the best authors; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations (21st ed. with an appendix) #765Page Scan
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #392Page Scan
Congregational Singing Book: a Collection of Sacred Music #d34
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #641Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #641Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #812Page Scan
The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #551Page Scan
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