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For the Lord's Day Morning

Lord, in the morning thou shalt hear

Author: Isaac Watts (1719)
Published in 600 hymnals

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Representative Text

Lord, in the morning you shall hear
my voice ascending high;
to you I will direct my prayer,
to you lift up my eye.

O may your spirit guide my feet
to go in righteous ways!
God, make my path of duty straight
and plain before my face.

The ones who love your glorious name
shall see their hopes fulfilled;
the mighty God will compass them
with favor as a shield.


Source: In Melody and Songs: hymns from the Psalm versions of Isaac Watts #3

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, in the morning thou shalt hear
Title: For the Lord's Day Morning
Author: Isaac Watts (1719)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
Text

In Melody and Songs #3

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #39

The Baptist Hymnal #52

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #3864

The Sacred Harp #77b

The Sacred Harp #171

The Sacred Harp #173

Include 593 pre-1979 instances
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