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Public Humiliation

Lord, look on all assembled here

Author: Joseph Hart
Published in 31 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Lord, look on all assembled here;
Who in thy presence stand,
To offer up united pray'r,
For this our sinful land.

2 Oft have we, each in prviate pray'd,
Our country might find grace,
Now hear the same petitions mae,
In this appointed place.

3 Or, if amongst us some be met,
So careless of their sin,
They have not cried for mercy yet,
Lord, let them now begin.

4 Thou, by whose death poor sinners live
By whom their pray'rs succeed,
Thy spir't of supplication give,
And we shall pray indeed.

5 Whatever be our destin'd case,
Accept us in thy Son;
Give us his gospel, and his grace:
And then thy will be done.

Source: A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association #CCXVI

Author: Joseph Hart

Hart, Joseph, was born in London in 1712. His early life is involved in obscurity. His education was fairly good; and from the testimony of his brother-in-law, and successor in the ministry in Jewin Street, the Rev. John Hughes, "his civil calling was" for some time "that of a teacher of the learned languages." His early life, according to his own Experience which he prefaced to his Hymns, was a curious mixture of loose conduct, serious conviction of sin, and endeavours after amendment of life, and not until Whitsuntide, 1757, did he realize a permanent change, which was brought about mainly through his attending divine service at the Moravian Chapel, in Fetter Lane, London, and hearing a sermon on Rev. iii. 10. During the next two years ma… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, look on all assembled here
Title: Public Humiliation
Author: Joseph Hart
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


Lord, look on all assembled here. J. Hart . [Public Fast.] Published in his Hymns Composed on Various Subjects, &c, 1759, No. 96, in 8 stanzas of 4 lines, and headed, "For a Public Fast." Two arrangements from the text are in the hymnbooks. The first appeared in the first edition of Cotterill's Selection, 1810, in 6 stanzas. This was reduced to 4 stanzas in Bickersteth's Christian Psalmody, 1833, and was repeated in this form in later collections of the Church of England. The second arrangement is in the Nonconformists' hymnals. It was given in the Leeds Hymn Book, 1853, the New Congregational Hymn Book, 1859, &c.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



Instances (1 - 31 of 31)
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A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #683

A Collection of Hymns & Spiritual Songs, for Public and Family Worship #d82

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d311

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #943

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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #736

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d204

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d206

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns #CCXVI

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns #216

Hymns, etc. composed on various subjects #93

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Hymns, etc. #96

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Hymns #93

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #32

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The Baptist Psalmody #1110

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The Christian Melodist #547

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The Devotional Hymn and Tune Book #440

The Devotional Hymn Book #d275

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The Gospel Psalmist #914

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The Harp #934

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a934

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The Hymn Book of the African Methodist Episcopal Church #784

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The Psalmist #983

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The Psalmist #983

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The Psalmody #973

The Sabbath School Choir #d37

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The Sacred Lyre #378

The Soldier's Hymn Book. 2nd ed. #d131

The Southern Psalmist #d478

The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d501

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