Lord, I esteem thy judgments right

Lord, I esteem thy judgments right

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 39 hymnals

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Lord, I esteem your judgments right,
and all your statutes just.
Lord, I’ll maintain a constant fight
against alluring lust;
against alluring lust.

Your precepts, often I survey;
I keep your law in sight
through all the business of the day,
to form my actions right;
to form my actions right.

My heart in midnight silence cries,
“Your comforts all are true!”
My thoughts with holy wonder rise,
and bring their thanks to you;
and bring their thanks to you.


Source: In Melody and Songs: hymns from the Psalm versions of Isaac Watts #77

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: Lord, I esteem thy judgments right
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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The Cyber Hymnal #11129
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Instances (1 - 39 of 39)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #28Page Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #179aPage Scan
Christian Psalmody, in Four Parts; containing Dr. Watt's Psalms Abridged; Dr. Watt's Hymns Abridged; Select Hymns from Other Authors; and Select Harmony: together with directions... (2nd. ed.) #WP119fPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #P119hPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #P119hPage Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #P119hPage Scan
Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #342Page Scan
Doctor Watts' Imitation of the Psalms of David, Corrected and Enlarged (3rd. ed.) #227TextPage Scan
Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David, corrected and enlarged, to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in general (2nd ed.) #227TextPage Scan
Doctor Watts's imitation of the Psalms of David, to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in general (3rd ed.) #214aTextPage Scan
Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David: to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian church in general (Corr. and enl.) #CXIXfTextPage Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d220
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed.) #p44Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (8th ed.) #P44Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs. 1st Canadian ed. #d175
In Melody and Songs: hymns from the Psalm versions of Isaac Watts #77Text
Manual of Devotion: or religious exercises for the morning and evening of each day of the month, for the use of schools and private families #56Page Scan
Parish Psalmody #d425
Parish Psalmody #d437
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship, and Approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #P119fPage Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d467
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d481
Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #Ps.269Text
Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship: and approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America: the latter being arranged according to subjects... #P119.6Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P119.6Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the German Reformed Church, in the United States of America. (2nd ed.) #P119fPage Scan
Psalms Carefully Suited to the Christian Worship in the United States of America: being an improvement of the old version of the Psalms of David #119fPage Scan
The Chorister, and School Harmonist, 1st ed. #d63
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #P119fPage Scan
The Columbian Repository: or, Sacred Harmony: selected from European and American authors with many new tunes not before published #286Page Scan
The Cyber Hymnal #11129TextScoreAudio
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #104TextPage Scan
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Catechism, Confession of Faith, and Liturgy, of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America #P119fPage Scan
The Psalms and Hymns, with the Doctrinal Standards and Liturgy of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America #P119.VIPage Scan
The Psalms and Hymns: with the catechism, confession of faith and liturgy of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America #P119fPage Scan
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship #CXIXfTextPage Scan
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #P119fTextPage Scan
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament. #221aTextPage Scan
The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D.: to which are added select hymns, from other authors; and directions for musical expression (New ed.) #119fPage Scan
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