Lord, when I quit this earthly stage

Lord, when I quit this earthly stage

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 8 hymnals

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, when I quit this earthly stage
Author: Isaac Watts

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Cole's Pocket Edition of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Containing Most of the Tunes Used in Different Churches #d81

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #599

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #503

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Revival Hymns #206

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The Christian Hymnal: a selection of psalms and hymns with music, for use in public worship #413

The Christian Psalter #d320

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Worship in Song: a selection of hymns and tunes for the Service of the Sanctuary #407

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